Cyberattacks by hackers will lock up computer systems and demand a ransom to release. Recent attacks show the vulnerability of U.S. infrastructure, but also personal computers.
“All these cybercriminals see an opportunity in
the cloud and in our connectivity. And, so we all
have to be very vigilant. That means we’ve got to have security systems.” — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm– her agency is leading the federal response to ransomware attacks.