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Miscreants have developed a ransomware package that blocks internet access in a bid to force infected users into paying up by sending a text message to a premium rate SMS number, lining the pocket of cybercrooks in the process. The malware comes bundled in a package called uFast Download Manager and targets potential marks in …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So does Mandlesons 3 strikes law

    Well? Mandlesons 3 strikes law also blocks internet access. And he consorts with suspected Russian criminals too.

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article5014782.ece

    /Cheap shot, couldn't resists it.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    FAIL

    can't SMS numbers be tracked?

    i just don't get how incompetent law enforcement are.

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