Bad behavior by Bezos' Amazon and subsidiary Ring is tainting any police investigation at it's most fundamental levels by forcing secret agreements, and endorsments for the company's products. Jeff Bezos', where is your shame?
The memorandum of understanding is pitched as "a solution to the Lakeland Police Department to help reduce crime and assist with investigations in your community." The document, which includes an "Amazon Legal" watermark, was signed by Ring and Lakeland Police Department representatives on December 13, 2018. - via Caroline Haskins, writing at Vice's Motherboard.
via Camille Singleton, writing at SecurityIntelligence, details a report (you will need to create an IBMID. Saving grace: it's free) issued by IBM's XForce, illuminating the rapid increase of Wiper-type destructuve ransomeware attacks. Read It and Weep.
"Destructive malware that disables access to data or destroys system functions has been expanding across geographies and industries over the past few years. Organizations previously thought safe from this form of cyber aggression increasingly find themselves affected, either directly or indirectly." via the IBM XSS IRIS Report" Combating Destructive Malware - Lessons From The Front Lines"