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Ransomware hoax on iPhone prompts update release
Ransomware hoax on iPhone prompts update release
Apple released a small update for iPhone after a fake ransomware attack was reported by users. The hoax ransomware appeared to lock the iPhone ...... 30 Mar 2017
Hospital pays $17,000 to ransomware attackers after resorting to using paper for days
Hospital pays $17,000 to ransomware attackers after resorting to using paper for days
The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has paid $17,000 in bitcoin to attackers who shut down access to their computer system via ransomware. ...... 20 Feb 2016
Ransomware leads to 'animal abuse images' confession
Ransomware leads to 'animal abuse images' confession
A man turned himself in to police in the UK to confess to possessing sexual images involving animals after being threatened by ransomware on his PC. ...... 19 May 2015 - 4 comments
     

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