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Drive-by ransomware attack demands $120 | Naked Security

November 30, 2010

Malicious hackers are spreading ransomware, which encrypts media and Office files on victim’s computers, in an attempt to extort $120. The attack – which is being seen in the wild – appears to have hit computer users via a drive-by vulnerability on compromised websites. Read more now about how the attack works, and ensure your anti-virus protection is up to date..

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