Radio: US to give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism, official says

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The U.S. Department of Justice is elevating investigations of ransomware attacks to a similar priority as terrorism in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline hack and mounting damage caused by cybercriminals, a senior department official told Reuters.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Department of Justice is elevating investigations of ransomware attacks to a similar priority as terrorism in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline hack and mounting damage caused by cybercriminals, a senior department official told Reuters.

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