Ransomware hackers are so desperate to explain Bitcoin they’ve set up IT departments

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Accepting that your computer is infected with ransomware is hard. 

Figuring out Bitcoin in order to pay the ransom? Even harder. 

As more than 200,000 systems around the world were hit with the ransomware WannaCry, businesses, hospitals, and regular people were all presented with a troubling choice: Pay approximately $300 worth of Bitcoin to unknown attackers or lose access to their data forever. 

But what happens when the victims don’t understand how to pay? Could the biggest thing holding ransomware hackers back be not updated computer systems but Bitcoin ignorance?  Read more…

More about Tech, Hackers, Bitcoin, Ransomware, and Cryptocurrency

from Mashable http://mashable.com/2017/05/17/ransomware-bitcoin-wannacry/
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from Blogger http://thewarringtonnews.blogspot.com/2017/05/ransomware-hackers-are-so-desperate-to.html
via Telephone Engineer Warrington

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