Here’s why paying ransomware hackers might actually not be that bad Ransomware

Even as the FBI is actively discouraging ransomware victims to not pay cyber tormentors, the US Government may indirectly be incentivizing the payments by treating them as tax deductible. Several tax lawyers and accountants told the Associated Press that while the US’ Internal Revenue Service (IRS) doesn’t have a separate guidance on ransomware, the victims […]