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Hoax Ransomware Emails: How to Stay Safe

26.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

In recent weeks, we’ve seen a worrying trend in fake ransomware emails telling people across the globe that they’ve been hacked and demanding a fee be paid to release their private details. Here, we take a look at what these ransomware emails look like and what you can do to prevent your details being leaked to tricksters.   What does the ransomware email say? Hoaxers are sending out emails telling people that they posted a Trojan virus on illicit sites and that, as a result, their details have been hacked. The malicious actor says they have webcam footage of the…