Cyber-Extortionists Targeting the Financial Sector Are Demanding Bitcoin Ransoms

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A cybercriminal group going by the name “DD4BC” is blackmailing financial institutions, threatening to take down their customer websites unless they pay a hefty bitcoin ransom.

DD4BC – which stands for “DDoS for Bitcoin” (Distributed Denial of Service for Bitcoin) – has been targeting firms since mid-2014, so far evading international police forces. 

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