Fast Company: A new Senate report finds the government is unprepared to stop ransomware attacks

In the past few years, ransomware attacks have crippled schoolshospitalscity governments, and pipelines.

Yet, despite the heavy toll such incidents have on both the public and private sectors, government officials have only a limited understanding of ransomware attacks and how cryptocurrencies are being used to collect payment, according to a new report from the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.