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Ransomware: A Growing Problem

August 7, 2019

Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal

Ransomware attacks or the so-called ‘Robinhood’ virus, which are stepping up in recent months in cities and government computer systems around the country, force people to pay in Bitcoins. It’s become the biggest threat to computer networks, according to the Center for Internet Security, an IT non-profit.

“Municipalities don’t realize that need to provide funding to allow their IT departments to both collect data that needs to be collected like security logs from servers and store that information at least 90 days.”