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Old 3rd January, 2008, 05:07 PM
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Ransomware Trojan locks up infected PCs

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A new strain of "Ransomware" that attempts to coerce victims into paying $35 to unlock their Windows PC, is doing the rounds.
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More like extortion ware..

Once your files are encrypted...then what?
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Old 3rd January, 2008, 06:39 PM
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I'd sooner pay $500 for the software to decrypt it, than give them $1.
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mindlress little creeps! There has to be a hell...there just has to be! LOL!
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Note to self. Back up system more frequently.. Easy enough to wipe the drive..
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Hmm, perhaps i should work on one of my cleaners for this. Not been infected by it personally, but may be a good idea.
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The world will always need someone's thumb in the dike! May as well be yours... mine won't fit.":O}
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