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RobertoOrtiz
05-24-2005, 03:53 PM
Quote:
"Computer users already anxious about viruses and identity theft have new reason to worry: Hackers have found a way to lock up the electronic documents on your computer and then demand $200 over the Internet to get them back. "

>>Link<< (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050524/ap_on_hi_te/internet_ransom)

-R

L.Rawlins
05-24-2005, 03:56 PM
Couldn't my firewall stop this?

And... I'm glad this came to light before the release of IE7.

:eek:

Peddy
05-24-2005, 04:01 PM
f e a r

archerx
05-24-2005, 04:12 PM
yet another reason to back up.

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