Ban looms for data breach ransom payments

By Andrew Brown, Robyn Wuth and Farid Farid
Updated November 13 2022 - 10:23am, first published 10:20am
A new federal police cyber operation will collect intelligence and identify hack ringleaders. (Diego Fedele/AAP PHOTOS)
A new federal police cyber operation will collect intelligence and identify hack ringleaders. (Diego Fedele/AAP PHOTOS)

It could soon be illegal for companies that fall victim to data breaches to pay ransoms to the hackers.

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