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ZNS hacked; over $18,000 in bitcoin demanded – EyeWitness News

Smith does not believe the “attack” was political   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas was completely shut out of its internal systems yesterday afternoon after hackers, believed to be overseas, infiltrated the corporation’s servers and demanded it hand over between $18,000 and $20,000 in the cryptocurrency, …

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Cryptocurrency Ransom Demanded for Wife of Norwegian Tycoon

OSLO — The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman has been kidnapped, and demands have been made for a hefty ransom paid in cryptocurrency, the police revealed this week, as a drama that had been playing out secretly for months burst into public view. Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen went missing on …

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Cryptocurrency ransom demanded for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

OSLO (Reuters) – The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman has gone missing in a rare suspected kidnapping and her family has received a ransom demand to be paid in cryptocurrency, police said on Wednesday. An undated police handout shows Norwegian Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, who is the wife of real …

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Cryptocurrency ransom demanded for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

World The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman has gone missing in a rare suspected kidnapping and her family has received a ransom demand to be paid in cryptocurrency, police said on Wednesday. An undated police handout shows Norwegian Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, who is the wife of real estate investor …

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Bitcoin tumbles after bomb threats that were emailed across the US demanded it for ransom

REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel The New York Police Department said the bomb threats that have been reported around the country Thursday afternoon were emailed by someone demanding bitcoin. Following the news, bitcoin slumped to fresh lows, down more than 6%. Bitcoin has lost half of its value since November 14. Watch Bitcoin …

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AP Explains: Why HBO hackers demanded payment in bitcoin

FILE- This Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, file photo, shows a receipt with a QR code after a transaction was made at a bitcoin machine, in Austin, Texas. Bitcoin, the digital currency, is the payment of choice for HBO’s cyberattackers. Bitcoin allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money …

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What is bitcoin, the digital currency demanded as payment by cyberattackers? | tech

It’s worth more than an ounce of gold right now, it’s completely digital and it’s the currency of choice for the cyberattackers who crippled computer networks around the world in recent days. When the attackers’ “ransomware” sprang into action, it held victims hostage by encrypting their data and demanding they …

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Wipro Gets Bio Attack Threat Email, 500 Crores In Bitcoin Demanded

The sender has threatened to use a natural toxin, Ricin, through drones and cafeteria food. Bengaluru:  Bengaluru-based IT giant Wipro has received an anonymous email threatening a biological attack on its campuses in the city if Rs. 500 crore, in bitcoins, is not paid by May 25. The email sender …

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