How Crypto is Driving the Ransomware Epidemic | Cryptoland Roundtable

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Ransomware—when criminals lock up a computer system and demand cryptocurrency from victims—is hitting hospitals, pipelines, and schools. In this Cryptoland roundtable, VICE News’s Krishna Andavolu talks to Motherboard’s cybersecurity reporters Lorenzo Franceschi Bicchierai and Joseph Cox as well as cybersecurity expert Runa Sandvik to discuss how crypto both contributed to the ransomware epidemic, and how it helps investigators.

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