Combating Ransomware: Lawmaker Wants Spies ‘Hacking Back’

This Data Breach alert was published at 07.06.2021 17.28 on Data Breach Today.

Australian Politician Argues ‘Releasing the Hounds’ Necessary to Deter Attacks
Australian spies should be allowed to take offensive action against some of the world’s most prominent ransomware gangs, says Tim Watts, a member of Australia’s Parliament who says the move, proposed under the Labour Party’s push for a national ransomware strategy, would deter attackers.

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