Monday, October 27, 2014

Scam: Computer Hackers Claim to be Law Enforcement

And corrupt law enforcement who want bribes!--

Scam: Computer Hackers Claiming to be Law Enforcement: "The Newberry County Sheriff's Department is warning computer owners about a scam involving hackers posing as law enforcement. According to deputies, scammers are using a virus to encrypt computer owners data and take over their computer. The scammers are claiming to be with law enforcement or FBI and accusing owners of looking at child pornography. They ask for a sum of money to be sent to a location to unlock the computer and clean it of pornography. Deputies say the hackers threaten to keep the owners' computer data and arrest them if they do not comply...."

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