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A recent ransomware scam, fraudulently containing claims that the Metropolitan Police is investigating the computer due to illegal activities. Notice the poorly-written wording of the warning, and the insistence that the user pay a fine using untraceable electronic cash vouchers.
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Screenshot of a recent ransomware worm
Screenshot of its fake "notice"
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Demonstrate the payload of the ransomware malware Reveton, which is discussed in the article
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