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Windows 7: Cops pay Crylock ransom...


23 Nov 2013   #1

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Cops pay Crylock ransom...

While most law enforcement will advise against paying ransom to decrypt your files, it does not stop them to pay:

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Not even Police departments are immune to CryptoLocker. In November second week, Massachusetts' Swansea Police Department paid a 2 Bitcoin ($750 that time) ransom to decrypt images and Word documents encrypted by CryptoLocker.

"It gave us 100 hours to pay and it was literally a timer" said Police Department. "A big red screen comes up with a timer that says you have 100 hours to pay or your files will be encrypted forever."
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