Tuesday 18 Dec, 2018

Ransomware Cyber-Attack Hits in Kerala

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Thiruvananthapuram: The mass cyber-attack faced by the computer field at globel level is spread in to Kerala, reports said. The cyber-attack hit several panchayath in Kerala demanding 300$ of virtual currencies to unlock the files. They hit in Wayanad, Pathanamthitta districts panchayath. Four windows computers were switched on as usual and they were unable to open the any document files as the virus displayed messages demanding a payment of $300 in virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock files and return them to the user.

They are threatening through the messages that, will delete the files, if not willing to pay the demand. The officers reported it to the authorities, reports said.

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