More Local Governments Face Cyberattack Threat

“Ransomware is a pandemic,” said an FBI agent. Hackers are going after larger targets, compared with five years ago, when most ransomware attacks hit home computers. Municipalities have limited resources and difficulty competing for cybersecurity talent.


How Big Data Feeds a Growing ‘Online Mafia’  

The Mueller probe’s exposure of Russian cyber-sabotage of the 2016 elections was only the tip of the iceberg of a vast, expanding network of organized crime in cyberspace. A UK criminologist warns that a new ‘online mafia’ is threatening the global economy.