What Happens When Victims of Cybercrime Don’t Give in to Ransom Demands?
Some experts advocate for taking the hard line with ransom demands—but this approach can have dire consequences. A recent article from Governing examines the case of Chatham County, North Carolina. When a cybercriminal hacked their network, they refused to pay the $2.4 million ransom demand. Now, the personal data stolen in the attack has been found for sale on the dark Web. Click here to learn more.