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Dutch police arrest CoinVault ransomware authors


Threatpost - (International) Dutch authorities arrested two suspects believed to be behind the CoinVault ransomware campaign that started in May 2014 and targeted over 1,500 users in nearly 24 countries. The ransomware encrypted victims' files and made them unrecoverable until payment was received.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:15