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View Full Version : AP: INTERNET EXTORTION : Hackers find way to hold PC Files 'Hostage'

05-24-2005, 02:53 PM
"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)


05-24-2005, 02:56 PM
Couldn't my firewall stop this?

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


05-24-2005, 03:01 PM
f e a r

05-24-2005, 03:12 PM
yet another reason to back up.

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