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Creators Petya-virus requirements quarter of a million dollars for unlocking

Creators Petya-virus requirements quarter of a million dollars for unlocking

The hackers that Petya-virus made, questions are translated as a $ 250,000 in exchange for the code to the captured files.

That write Motherboard and The Verge. On the dark web, the hidden part of the internet, the alleged creators of the ransomware, a message will be left.

The hackers behind Petya offer the code to hostage modes to unlock in exchange for 100 bitcoin. The value is currently estimated at $ 250,000.

Chat room

In the message would be evidence that it is actually to the makers of the virus. The hackers offer no address where the payment can, however, there’s a link in that refers to a chatroom on the dark web where potential buyers can contact.

The Petya-attack hit companies especially in Ukraine, but beat also in abroad. In the Netherlands also got companies in trouble. According to the maker of accounting software MeDoc, that was abused for the virus to spread, is the leak still not fixed.

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