This malware holds your encrypted data ransom for Bitcoins | VentureBeat

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Today, opening an email can be dangerous to your personal information. Criminals are using Crypto Locker(a malware) to encrypt your data. When your email is opened, the malware goes from file to file stealing your data. Your data is extracted, then it is encrypted. Once your data is encrypted, you will not be able access it again. When your data is stolen, a ransom is charged to you so that you can retrieve your data. You have to pay the thieves for a key to retrieve your data or you lose your information.

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This malware holds your encrypted data ransom for Bitcoins | VentureBeat

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