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Hybrid Analyst Article of the Day: Comparing Ransomware to other Political Tools

The Political Economy of Ransomware — Jenny Jun, War On The Rocks, 6/2/2021

I enjoyed this article. While the first part is a refresher or primer on what ransomware is, Jun compares ransomware to the Barbary Pirates of the early 18th century. Whereas the pirates didn’t let ships pass until they paid tribute, ransomware…

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Michael Lortz

Michael Lortz

Writer. Analyst. Instructor. Sometimes serious. Sometimes creative. Just a simple man trying to make his way in the universe.