LokiLock ransomware

So now these crooks are using a new ransomware called LokiLock, that wipes your device. This has already happened in Ukraine and “The US government fears destructive malware¬†could target organizations in the West in retribution for sanctions against Russia.”
‘Everyone loses’: This new ransomware threatens to wipe Windows PCs if its victims don’t pay up | ZDNet

How can you negotiate when they destroy your machine in the process? It’s clearly like NotPetya, where Ukrainian systems were attacked by Russian actors. That’s what is currently

A colleague said that he prefers the U.S. having separate agencies in lieu of a centralized authority. He’s right about centralized authority in general, but I think we need a single federal agency in this case–in the name of readiness for a war perhaps coming soon to your local water company.

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