FBI director Wray urges companies stop paying ransoms to hackers

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FBI director Wray urges companies stop paying ransoms to hackers

Fears it will only embolden cyber criminals.

FBI director Chris Wray pleaded with public companies and other hacking victims to avoid paying ransom, saying he fears it will only embolden cyber criminals to ramp up future attacks. "In general, we would discourage paying the ransom because it encourages more of these attacks, and ...

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