Congrats. You’ve just pulled off a global ransomware attack.
Now comes the hard part: Accessing your money.
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WannaCry ransomware is believed to have infected more than 200,000 systems in over 150 countries since it was first reported on May 12 — encrypting computers and demanding Bitcoin payments from unlucky victims in the process.
Although the attack has mostly stopped spreading, the ransom continues to pile up in three Bitcoin addresses presumably controlled by those responsible. But with the eyes of the world’s law enforcement locked in on those very addresses, will the perps ever see a millibit of their ill-gotten gains? Read more…
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