Ransomware targets will pay one way or another

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A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon Acquire Licensing Rights NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters Breakingviews) - A surge in online hacking presents corporate executives a new challenge, and a new set of costs to be borne. And in the wake of an attack on the U.S. arm of China’s biggest bank, a bid to stamp out ransom payments to cybercriminals looks far-fetched. Joe Biden’s administration has drummed up support amongst 40 allies of the United States for a collective pledge...