Senators to investigate rise of ransomware, viruses that take your computer hostage
With one report estimating that a single type of ransomware has cost $325 million, the stakes are high.
Android porn app secretly snapped users' photos and used them as ransom
The lesson here? Don't watch porn on apps that you don't completely trust.
That $35 million Subway blackmail story is a sandwich of lies
Calorie counting and corporate espionage meet at last.
Man hangs himself and 4-year-old son over malware message
Online extortion spirals out into murder.
Hacker thieves' latest offering: Customer support
Paying a ransom to the hacker who locked your computer? There's an app for that.