This new ransomware asks to send nude photographs instead of Bitcoin

Haythem Elmir
In an entirely predictable development, victims of a new type of ransomware attack are being extorted for 10 nude pictures in order to unlock their computers.

There have been several prominent ransomware outbreaks already this year. Perhaps the most high-profile attack was the WannaCry bug which hit more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries around the world.

Earlier this week, MalwareHunterTeam, experts in the malicious ransom software, published details of a virus, called nRansomware, which demands nude pictures which it claims it will sell on the Dark Web, where IP addresses are anonymized..[…]

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