SamSam ransomware scammers extort $5.9m in payments since January 2016

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SamSam ransomware scammers extort $5.9m in payments since January 2016

Ransomware disables critical apps, as well as files, forcing victims to pay-up or reinstall

The SamSam ransomware has extorted at least $5.9 million from victims in payments since January 2016, according to an analysis by security software company Sophos (PDF). The company estimated th...

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