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The Pew Charitable Trusts – States Weigh Bans on Ransomware Payoffs

CEO David Kennedy was asked about potential impact of a ban on ransomware payments.

“[Ransomare] has the ability to shut down entire governments,” Kennedy said. “That means not being able to conduct business. And we’re also talking about possible outages of energy and water treatment facilities that could take months to recover.”

July 23, 2021