The other place this was discussed nailed the real reason, sending incriminating photos to someone increases your trust in them, this is a mental trick to make facebook more ingrained in peoples culture.
(14) Official State Department documents show that, in 1961, the head of the Joint Chiefs and other high-level officials discussed blowing up a consulate in the Dominican Republic in order to justify an invasion of that country. The plans were not carried out, but they were all discussed as serious proposals.
Testing conventional software (such as a word processor or Windows) involves, among many other things, confirming that its behavior matches detailed specifications of what it is intended to do in the case of every possible input . If it doesn’t, the software is examined and fixed. Connectionistic software comes with no such specifications — only the vague description that it is to “learn” a “pattern” or act “like” a natural system, such as the brain. Even if one discovers that a connectionistic software program isn’t acting the way you want it do, there’s no way to “fix” it, because the behavior of the program is the result of an untraceable and unpredictable network of interconnections.
The whole thing was actually was a much easier process than I was expecting it to be, so easy in fact, that you can follow along at home. If you would like to clean your own bones (skull or otherwise), you need simply follow these easy steps:
Moloch is introduced as the answer to a question – C. S. Lewis’ question in Hierarchy Of Philosophers – what does it ? Earth could be fair, and all men glad and wise. Instead we have prisons, smokestacks, asylums. What sphinx of cement and aluminum breaks open their skulls and eats up their imagination?
Backup is always first-line, because it's defence against everything, not just ransomware. Anti-virus doesn't fix a broken hard drive.