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News TeslaCrypt ransomware targets gamers

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 13 Mar 2015.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Unless I'm missing something wouldn't people just delete the encrypted game files and re-install or re-download the game ? After getting rid of the ransomware that is.
     
  3. loftie

    loftie Well-Known Member

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    ^+1 was what I was thinking.
     
  4. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    It's fire and forget though. They write the code, release it and sit back - some people with more money than sense will likely cough up.
     
  5. Yslen

    Yslen Lord of the Twenty-Seventh Circle

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    Equally, anybody with files they value at $500-$1000 without a proper backup is asking for trouble.
     
  6. Santa-san

    Santa-san A friendly person

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    Installed! :)
     
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    Santa-san A friendly person

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    delete
     

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