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Why are so many US public entities being hit by ransomware?

"Since 2013, there have been 169 successful ransomware attacks on state and local US governments, according to figures collated by threat intelligence company Recorded Future ...
Why are public entities targeted?"

Full read from Emsisoft (July 18, 2019):
- https://blog.emsisoft.com/en/33611/why-are-so-many-us-public-entities-being-hit-by-ransomware/?ref=n...

- I'm not sure that the private sector fares any better. They are hardly likely to report successful ransomware hacks, and payments made.


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