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The PGA Possibly Infected With the BitPaymer Ransomware

If corporate America, government entities, and hospitals weren’t enough, now ransomware developers are attacking Golf! According to a report from GolfWeek, computers at the PGA have been infected with ransomware. The victims learned they were infected on Tuesday when ransom notes started appearing on their screen. “Your network has been penetrated,” the ransom note read according to Golfweek’s article. “All files on each host in the network have been encrypted with a strong algorythm [sic].”

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer

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