Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks on increase in 2017

Despite the growing menace and ramifications of the internet being under constant attack - even by and from sovereign States - one doesn't readily see that governments are actually taking positive steps to curb cyber espionage and ransomware attacks.    If attempts are being made they have been in vain - for attacks have increased this year.From a report in The Age newspaper:"Cyber espionage is now the most common form of attack in three major industries, according to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) released on Wednesday.Financial services, healthcare and the public sector are the reported target in one fifth of all attacks.