Baltimore City Government Ransomware Attack: Should The City Just Pay The Ransom?
By Bryan Nehman
The ransomware attack that crippled the Baltimore City government's computer systems is taking a huge toll on the city. Residents can't pay their bills online; families can't purchase homes, projects have ground to a halt and so much more. A Baltimore City Councilman stated that they expect the system to be repaired between three weeks to three months from now. Despite the FBI not supporting paying the criminals, should the city just pay the ransom...?