Sick software nasty uses child abuse pics to extort infected victims...

Depraved miscreants are spreading vile ransomware that displays images of child abuse on infected PCs and demands payment to remove them.

Typically, this sort of malware pretends to be an official piece of police software and pops up a text message accusing victims of breaking the law - usually for downloading copyrighted material or dodgy ■■■■■■■■■■■ - and locks down the computer until the user coughs up some cash.

But this new Trojan stoops to an all-time low by displaying actual pictures of child sex abuse and accuses the victim of previously viewing it.

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Ransomware is just getting nastier. Maybe not removal-wise. but on the tactic.

That’s just wrong. Ppl behind it should be locked up.

I could never fathom anything having to do with child abuse/porn.
That is just sick.

+1. hard to find them though.

These people are the ■■■■ of the earth and should be executed.Sorry if that seems harsh but that is how i feel on such things.