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Tennessee Sheriff's Office Pays Ransom for Case Files


Officials with the Dickson County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office said they had to pay a ransom after malware locked them out of thousands of their case files. More Here.

November 13, 2014
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Leonard Mather @ 11/14/2014 6:33 PM

This event is an excellent example of rewarding bad behavior. Bitcoin is an epiphenomenon of Evil In Progress. in that the sum of $500 is indeed small and probably was an operative skillful in computer tactics, being overseas and "lucky" that a click enabled the scam. The best approach is to offer a lesser sentence in exchange for a captured culprit to spend his time and energy to nail the bitcoiners to the wall, eventually, in retrospect to the trouble they have caused in this evil.

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