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Jun 25, 2019
Florida pays $600,000 ransom to hackers who paralysed the city's computer systemsThe hackers got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.
Oct 17, 2018
Class 6 boy flees uncle's home, asks father to collect him in '5 minutes', dad approaches cops after mishearing 'Rs 5 lakh ransom'The incident initially appeared to be a case of kidnapping, but later it turned out that the child had left home on his own and made the call to his parents.
Jan 19, 2018
Bihar: 7-year-old boy abducted for ransom found dead in West ChamparanIn another shocking incident, a seven-year-old boy abducted for ransom was found dead on Friday in Bihar's West Champaran district, police said.
Oct 31, 2017
Underground hacker forum gets hacked; hackers demand $50,000 in ransomAccording to other text included in the ransom demand, the hacker also appeared to have carried out the hack out of revenge.
Aug 17, 2017
WannaCry ransomware cripples Delhi publishing firm; demands up to $1000 ransom in bitcoinA publishing firm in New Delhi has fallen victim to the WannaCry ransomware which crippled thousands of computer systems across the world back in May.
Aug 08, 2017
British model abducted, offered for sale on pornography sites and then released for unknown reasonA young British model was drugged, hustled away in a suitcase and handcuffed in a house in northern Italy before being released, Milan police said Saturday.
May 07, 2017
Wipro increases security as email threatens of biochemical attack and demands Rs 500 crore as bitcoinsSoftware major Wipro stepped up security at all its offices following an e-mail threat to send a toxic drug to its campus here, the company said on Saturday.
Jan 09, 2017
Ransomware: Over 27,000 databases managed by MongoDB held to ransom; 99,000 still vulnerableTens of thousands of online databases have been breached by what appears to be a single hacker or group of hackers. The databases in question appear to be managed by MongoDB, a database application.
Dec 06, 2016
Prosecutor's office paid about $1,400 in Bitcoin as ransom to free its networkA state prosecutor's office in Pennsylvania was among hundreds of thousands of victims of a now-shuttered international cyber crime operation, paying nearly $1,400 in a bitcoin ransom to free up its infected computer network, authorities disclosed Monday.
Aug 08, 2016
Don't pay up, but report ransomware incidents to CERT and law enforcement agencies: AdvisoryThe Centre has issued a special advisory on ‘Ransomware’, a malware designed to block access to a computer system until money is paid, asking people not to pay ransom.