• Ransomware technique uses your real passwords to trick you

    7 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    A few folks have reported a new ransomware technique that preys upon corporate inability to keep passwords safe. The notes - which are usually aimed at instilling fear - are simple: the hacker says “I know that your password is X. Give me a bitcoin and I won't blackmail you.”
    Programer Can Duruk reported getting the email today.
    Woah. This is cool. A Bitcoin ransom with using what I think is passwords from a big leak. Pretty neat since people would be legit scared when they see their password. The concealed part is actually an old password I used to use. pic.twitter.com/clEYiFqvHY
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