Bitcoin Blackmail Hits Record Highs in UK

According to new research, Bitcoin Ransomware may have been more prolific than we thought. In the UK between 2018 and 2019, local police forces received more than 560 reports of victims being blackmailed for bitcoin. Bitcoin Ransomware Rife in 2019 The official figures obtained by the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) reveal that UK police forces received no less than 562 reports of victims...

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