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Ransomware attacks leave cities, schools and more weighing whether to pay

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NBC News
NBC News
 3 days ago

Cover picture for the articleBeef supplier JBS, the latest major company to be hit with a ransomware attack, paid hackers $11 million in bitcoin. Schools, cities and businesses are frequent targets, and officials face the agonizing decision of whether or not to pay the ransom with critical data at risk.