US military has reportedly acted against ransomware groups

Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, the US top cyberwarrior, acknowledged that the US military has become involved in the fight against ransomware groups.
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The US military has gone on the offensive against ransomware groups as US companies increasingly become targets of malware attacks, the nation’s top cyber defender acknowledged on Saturday. Up until about nine months ago, reining in ransomware attacks was seen as the responsibility of law enforcement agencies, Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, the head of US Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, told the New York Times. But attacks like the ones …