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FBI: Malware Victims Should Pay Bitcoin Ransoms
Victims of malware, such as bitcoin ransomware Cryptolocker, should pay off the perpetrators, an FBI agent has advised.
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98.6% of TorrentLocker Victims Refuse to Pay Bitcoin Ransom
A new report into the effects of TorrentLocker malware has found that 98.55% of victims do not pay the bitcoin ransom.
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Cryptowall Ransomware Nets $500 Bitcoin Payout From US Sheriff's Office
A sheriff's office in Tennessee paid a $500 bitcoin ransom this week to secure thousands of sensitive files.
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CryptoLocker Crimewave Halted as Global Authorities Disable Network
International authorities have disabled GOZeuS, the P2P network behind the CryptoLocker malware.
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From China to Cyberspace: Bitcoin's Year in Review
It's a legal requirement for journalists to write an end-of-year roundup, and John Law is nothing if not law-abiding.
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Tens of Millions in the UK May Be Targeted by CryptoLocker Bitcoin Ransomware
The UK’s crime agency alerted people today after bitcoin ransomware scourge Cryptolocker swept the country.
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CryptoLocker malware demands bitcoin ransom
Cybercriminals are infecting people's computers with malware then demanding a bitcoin ransom for the decryption key.
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