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We've been talking about the hacking threat facing the United States since the very launch of Private Briefing.
Three years ago, I told you that Russia was using Ukraine as a "hacking testing ground" - and would be turning its cyber weapons on the United States very soon.
We were right on both counts.
Since we made our predictions, we've all read how China's Internet Army has swiped the specs for all the top U.S. weapons systems. And right now - even as we talk here - American news organizations are detailing Russia's alleged efforts to influence last year's U.S. election.
However, in January, we warned you that there was a new breed of cybercrime that has grown to epic proportions - ransomware.
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