UK


WannaCry Extortion Fraud Reemerges

The emails claim that all of the victim’s devices have been hacked and infected with the infamous ransomware — and then ask for Bitcoin to “fix” it.


Investigations by the BBC suggest a widening probe into alleged computer hacking by UK newspapers. In all, the computer hacking may have been as widespread as now-notorious voicemail hacking conducted by reporters at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World, and may have compromised classified British intelligence from government officials, the reports say.

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