Remember Chain Letters? Hackers Do

Ashwin Seshagiri, New York Times’ Tech Roundup:

The victims have a choice […] Pay the hackers a ransom of one bitcoin, a digital currency worth roughly $2,365, in exchange for regaining access to the computer, or try to infect two new people on behalf of the attackers.

That sucks.

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