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Ransomware attacks on U.S. companies blamed on state-sponsored Chinese hackers

So what do Chinese government-supported hackers turn to after China backed off on supporting economic espionage? Applying their APT skills to infecting companies with ransomware…at least that is the prevailing theory put forth by several security firms.

If China really did pull its previous level of support for economic espionage after its agreement with the US late last year, then those same hackers may be supplementing their income by joining the booming business of ransomware.

Full Article:

http://www.networkworld.com/article/3044160/security/ransomware-attacks-on-u-s-companies-blamed-on-state-sponsored-chinese-hackers.html

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