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    Angry Crypto ransomware industry employs new tricks

    Booming crypto ransomware industry employs new tricks to befuddle victims

    by Dan Goodin
    ARS Technica
    Nov 5, 2015

    http://arstechnica.com/security/2015...uddle-victims/

    .... A case in point is Chimera, a relative newcomer to the crypto ransom racket that targets primarily businesses. In an attempt to turn up the pressure on infected victims, the malware threatens to publish their pictures and other personal data somewhere on the Internet unless a ransom of $638 in bitcoins is paid. ... [read entire article at above link]

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    Nice chunk of virtual change!
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    I suppose that they could tell them that they could sue them for a breach of privacy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fascist Nation View Post
    Booming crypto ransomware industry employs new tricks to befuddle victims
    And now we have Ransomware As A Service...

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news...ocker-service/

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    You get serviced alright. I like the Team name: Ben Fak'd?

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