SamSam has taken in nearly $6 million in ransom, and its victims have been diverse. They haven't all been healthcare and government agencies, as has been reported in a lot of the media - the majority of the victims were actually regular private-sector businesses.
The takeaway: Everyone needs to be careful because these guys are indiscriminate.
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