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Ransomware attacks, in which hackers shut down computer systems and demand payment to undo the damage, are growing more brazen. The attacks have hit local governments as well as companies. Will the U.S. be able to get a handle on the growing problem? CQ Roll Call's Shawn Zeller talks with Rep. Jim Langevin, a Rhode Island Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee’s cybersecurity panel, who two years ago co-chaired a congressional commission seeking collaboration between the public and private sectors in fighting the hackers.
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