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Researchers have discovered email fraud campaigns in which unidentified threat actors are swindling victims out of bitcoin by tempting them with a substantial amount of tax-free cryptocurrency. This follows an SEC warning about fraudulent cryptocurrency schemes making the rounds
Europol says the "No More Ransom" project, a portal launched five years ago, so far has helped more than 6 million ransomware victims worldwide recover their files for free so they could avoid paying almost 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) in ransoms.
Three new ransomware groups - Prometheus, Grief and an unidentified group using Payload.bin - have separately threatened to release or have already put on sale stolen data from government and private entities.