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Possession of ransomware is now a crime in Michigan

by Magda CHELLY April 06, 2018

Rick Snyder on Monday, closing a loophole in Michigan code that allowed cybercriminals in the state to legally possess ransomware. Prior to the new laws, Michigan state police had no recourse to charge cybercriminals that had ransomware on their computer if they didn't actually use it. In other words ...


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Magda Lilia Chelly, is the Managing Director of Responsible Cyber Pte. by day, and a cyber feminist hacker by night.


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