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Extortionist Hacker Resurfaces

Discussion in 'News' started by HellasVagabond, Jul 17, 2007.

  1. HellasVagabond New Member

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    GpCode a Trojan horse which last made a run at users last summer, has reappeared...A coincidence ? Not when it asks from users who's files it has encypted to hand over $300 in order to give back access to them.
    The Virus message is as follows :

    Source: VirusList
     
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  2. demonbrawn

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    Muwahaha all your base are belong to us!!
     
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    lol sounds idiotic, sent for 3 months my ass, no virus would wait that long.
     
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    lol.. id send a message back saying go ahead, i just reformatted my drive :p
     
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    lol Book n nuke ftw
     
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    why are ppl so afraid of formatting?
     
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    I love reformatting, anti-spyware? no Anti-virus? no. Reformat!
     
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    Its not formatting....It about some people that have crucial data and didnt have the brains to back them up :)
     
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    Kind of retarded to store PERSONAL INFORMATION ON A PC anyways.
     
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    Hahaha! Thats great.

    Most people are too stupid uneducated to know how important backups are and how unreliable computers/technology can be.

    I manage our network and servers and I run a carburated 383 in my truck. Honest I trust computers reliability! ;P
     
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    Yea what kinda of personal info? Unless its a work system that may contain credit card info or something to do with banking.
     
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    techies always have backups, in my case its a very extensive backup - for net banking etc, i use a VMware virtual PC :) catch me now, virus!
     
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    Shit whats the email address. I had better send them $300 just incase I do get it... :roll:
     
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    I never back anything up, I dont really have a need. Actually I do backup my Oblivion saves! Always, Always do that my friends.
     
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    My Oblivion saves!!! Good idea! I'll do it rigth away!
     
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    I've never had a backup. I just store games and important stuff (like my busines files) on a spare harddrive.

    All hail Loc
     
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    I've never had a backup. I just store games and important stuff (like my busines files) on a spare harddrive.
     
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    Double post ftw ben?
     
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    I have all my taxes and other stuff on my system.




    But I am decently protected, and it is backed up to DVD.
     
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    In that case steevo ill tell the hacker to ask 2000$ from you :p
     
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