Ransomware scum are suggesting that victims infect their friends instead of paying for decryption keys. Thre ransomware variant “Popcorn Time”, unrelated to the popular Bittorrent client by the same name, first tells users they have a week in which to pay one one bitcoin (US$770) in order to have their files decrypted. The menace, spotted by the MalwareHunter group, also offers victims the chance to infect two other users to avoid payment.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register