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Most citizens are against local governments paying ransomware attackers

Three in four (75%) US taxpayers are worried out ransomware threats to their private data and 80% are worried about how the threat impacts local governments, a new survey by Morning Consult and IBM shows.

Around 60% of respondents don’t want targeted government entities to pay ransomware actors, and over 90% of US citizens would like to see the federal government invest more in efforts to strengthen the cybersecurity of cities.

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