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​Australian Apple devices hacked and held to ransom

A number of Apple users across Australia have reported having their iPhones, iPads and Macs targeted by hackers threatening to erase their data and demanding US$100 to regain access to devices.

By May 26, 2014

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New malware strain locks up computers unless ransom is paid

A type of "ransomware" hitting users across Europe demands payment for alleged copyright violations, according to a Swiss security blog.

By May 7, 2012

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New Trojan encrypts files but leaves no ransom note

This post initially misstated the price of the Anticrypt software. Exquisys no longer charges for it.

By November 2, 2009

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New Trojan encrypts files but leaves no ransom note

Victims of the Ramvicrype Trojan horse must find tools to repair encrypted files.

By November 2, 2009

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​Apple urges hacked users to change passwords

Following a hack that saw iPads, iPhones and Macs across Australia compromised and held to ransom, Apple has urged affected iCloud users to change their passwords.

By May 27, 2014

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Arcam's DVD player, for a king's ransom

The strength of the 2.1 is that it does DVD playback brilliantly, but also manages to produce good quality stereo audio--for a hefty price.

By January 3, 2008

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Ransom-based malware attacks specific companies

Low ransom request and a self-termination date on the code suggest this is a test attack.

By July 17, 2007

Editors' Take

Vertu Ti

If you think you payed a king's ransom for your phone, the Vertu Ti will put things in perspective.

February 11, 2013

MSRP: $9,600.00

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The 404 1,365: Where we don't believe everything we read (podcast)

A new virus threatens to ransom your data, Square Cash lets you send money through e-mail (sounds safe), a dating site for the mentally ill, and how Amazon profits off Holocaust deniers and other wretched authors.

By October 16, 2013

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Ep. 1365: Where we don't believe everything we read

A new virus threatens to ransom your data, Square Cash lets you send money through e-mail (sounds safe), a dating site for the mentally ill, and how Amazon profits off Holocaust deniers and other wretched authors.

By October 16, 2013