After a ransomware hack devastated the east coast’s gasoline supply, let’s take a look at what ransomware is, how it works, and why the only solution is to go on airplane mode.That was a better summary of the issues involved, energy, oil, infrastructure, technology, cybersecurity, and crime, than I put together yesterday from serious news sources. To paraphrase what I wrote two years ago and repeated the last time I embedded an If You Don't Know, Now You Know segment, I learned more from ten minutes of reporting laced with comedy than I would have from ten minutes of straight reporting. I hope my readers did, too.
Friday, May 14, 2021
Trevor Noah explains ransomware
After the serious examination of Responses to Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack include government action and panic buying, it's time for a funny one. Fortunately, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah uploaded What Is Ransomware? - If You Don’t Know, Now You Know last night, making it easy for me.