Experts Warn That Ransomware Ponzi Scheme May Grow

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The victim had a choice: Pay the hackers a ransom of one bitcoin, a digital currency worth $2,365, in exchange for regaining access to the computer, or try to infect two new people on behalf of the attackers. If someone the victim knew fell for the bait and became infected, the attackers would consider the ransom paid and cede control of the infected computer, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!