SN 730: The Ransomware Epidemic

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This Week's Stories:

  • Google expands its bug bounty program
  • New bug bounty millionaires
  • Google's Project Zero group dropped a bomb on iOS
  • Ransomware attacks on local governments and businesses are on the rise

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