Ransomware attacks on the rise: Should companies and organisations pay?

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    This week, we tell you more about the mysterious Robin Hood-like cyberattack, carried out by the hacking group Darkside, which is troubling authorities. The group has donated stolen money from victims to charities. We ask cybersecurity consultant and former member of the Anonymous group Jake Davis what he thinks of this latest attack. 

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