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Internet Ransom

A new twist to all the spams and malware: Woman targeted by web hackers

Criminals encrypt files with complex passwords, leaving a ransom note telling victims not to contact police.

Ms Barrow’s note said that she would have to buy drugs from an online pharmacy to find out the password.

The new phenomenon, known as Ransomware, means victims cannot access any of the files stored in their My Documents folder.

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