Friday, January 13, 2017

Alex Tabarrok — Ransomware Goes Big Time

ArsTechnica: According to the FBI, ransomware payouts in the United States jumped from $25 million in all of 2015 to over $209 million in just the first quarter of 2016.
Clearly, this is just the beginning.
Marginal Revolution
Ransomware Goes Big Time
Alex Tabarrok | Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center and Professor of Economics at George Mason University, and a research fellow with the Mercatus Center

1 comment:

Noah Way said...

Funny how we can spend trillions bailing out criminal bankers, waging illegals wars around the globe, subdizing the ubër-rich and corporations but not even begin to protect citizens in any way, shape, or form.