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Ransomware Scam Uses Browser History to Dupe You

The only thing worse than a ransomware scam is an informed ransomware scam. According to reports, a new scheme uses a victim's browsing history to construct more believable threats. Ransomware is malicious software designed to scare Internet users ... into paying hackers cash. Ransomware creators achieve this goal by using special software that, once installed, disables critical system functions. The ransomware scammer then tells a victim that, in order to reclaim control of their PC, they must pay up. Beware Messages From DoJ, DHS, FBI A new ransomware scam involves sending victims a fake ... (view more)

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