Ransom

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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05.27.14
Australian Apple users held to ransom by Find My iPhone hacker (updated)
05.27.14

Australian Apple users held to ransom by Find My iPhone hacker (updated)

Some Australian Apple device owners today woke up not to the sound of their alarm, but the jingle...

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01.29.12
Man ransoming unreleased Resident Evil GBC prototype ROMs to the Internet
01.29.12

Man ransoming unreleased Resident Evil GBC prototype ROMs to the Internet

Two prototype versions of the Game Boy Color port of Resident Evil are waiting in the wings for an...

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03.15.08
Another blow in the keylogging experience
03.15.08

Another blow in the keylogging experience

Thank you all for the encouragement I received in response to my recent keylogging experience. As...

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10.17.07
Crook demands $185k in ransom for stolen cellphone
10.17.07

Crook demands $185k in ransom for stolen cellphone

If a burglar with exquisite taste somehow managed to snag a million dollar Goldvish, asking for just...

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