Computer virus ‘Ransom AN’ demands cash in exchange for PC info

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LEON (SPAIN) – A virus which threatens to destroy information on one’s computer unless a ransom is paid has been discovered northern Spain.

The National Institute of Information Technology, INTECO, in Leon, discovered ‘Ransom AN’, a virus which kidnaps the Windows operating system, threatening to destroy the data if €100 is not paid within 48 hours.


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