Ransom

05.15.17
Disney faces ransom threat over one of its upcoming movies
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Disney faces ransom threat over one of its upcoming movies

CEO Bob Iger told employees that Disney won't pay and is working with the FBI.

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04.29.17
Hackers stole a copy of 'Orange is the New Black' season five (updated)
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Hackers stole a copy of 'Orange is the New Black' season five (updated)

'TheDarkOverlord' is demanding a ransom to not leak unreleased content from Netflix, Fox and others.

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08.31.15
Malware swipes 225,000 Apple accounts through jailbroken iPhones
08.31.15

Malware swipes 225,000 Apple accounts through jailbroken iPhones

Malware has stolen at least 225,000 Apple IDs from jailbroken iPhones in the name of 'free' apps.

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05.16.15
Two Asian bank websites held ransom for bitcoin
05.16.15

Two Asian bank websites held ransom for bitcoin

One of the problems with virtual currency is that when it's robbed from a bank, it's going to ta...

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11.19.14
Hackers tried to hold a Detroit city database hostage
11.19.14

Hackers tried to hold a Detroit city database hostage

Online criminals aren't just trying to extract ransoms from unsuspecting individuals; they're targ...

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