Cyberattacks on US targets are ‘here to stay,’ says US commerce secretary

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Hack is wack. Regular cyberattacks, targeting everything from businesses to basic infrastructure, are the new normal, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Sunday. U.S. businesses and lawmakers are struggling and have a long way to go to bolster cyberdefenses after the May attack on the country’s biggest gas pipeline, she said on ABC’s “This Week.” “We should assume and businesses should assume that these attacks are here to stay and, if anything, will intensify,” she said. The White House last week sent a letter to business leaders urging them to take ransomware attacks — in which hackers eff…

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