State Actors Are Likely Behind Recent Ransomware Attacks


Ransomware is a type of malware that locks computers until a ransom is paid. This form of cyberattack has become the weapon of choice for cybercriminals, and presumably nation-states. Whereas cybercriminals use ransomware to extract money, nation-states may be using ransomware as a means to test the United States’ cyber resiliency. In late June, Ukraine—along with…


State Actors Are Likely Behind Recent Ransomware Attacks
State Actors Are Likely Behind Recent Ransomware Attacks

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