Over 70 state and local jurisdictions in the United States reported ransomware attacks in 2019. Hackers are developing new ways to extort money from government agencies and NGOs, while governments fail to keep up with the latest technology. What does this mean for our future?
Let’s face it, technology runs our lives. How long can you survive without your mobile phone before you start suffering from withdrawal symptoms? If you’re like most people, then the answer is “not long at all.” Hackers know this, and they’re capitalizing on it in sometimes nefarious ways.