18 Oct '13, 7pm

Ransomware now accepts bitcoin as a payment method

There were a few posts about Cryptolocker, which encrypts your files and holds them hostage on /r/sysadmin . Redditors did report that it does decrypt your files upon payment. Makes sense when you think about it... the author doesn't really care if the files survive or not, but people may not pay for it if they know for a fact that they won't get their files back.

Full article: http://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/1oq2oe/ransomware...

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