Skip to comments.View Internet Porn, Get Blackmailed By Hackers (SYMC)
Posted on 11/11/2012 10:39:46 AM PST by thecodontEdited on 11/11/2012 12:03:23 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Hackers have discovered a new way to part computer uses with their money. They plant malware on a computer that threatens to report the computer user to the police for viewing or distributing porn.
It's a form of hacking called "ransomware," according to a new report by security company Symantec, which estimates hackers are earning upwards of $5 million a year from computer users who fall for the scam and pay the blackmail.
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Dumbasses need to get a woman.
Right, only guys without a woman view porn. Wanna buy some watery Florida land?
...or a girl, or young boy...
I was reading about this the other day. There are actually 3 versions. One directed at porn sites, one at music download sites, and the other at sites for drivers/OS upgrades.
If you are ever locked out of taskmanager in a normal boot by a virus, you can kill these by doing a safeboot and then running msconfig.exe and killing the processes that are listed from unknown providers. Then rename and delete the executables that have weird names and time stamps when the virus began. These will be in the startup applications list, but you should do a search of the entire boot drive.
While in msconfig, you should also delete any files in your internet temp directory with time stamps around the time of infection.
There is a foto of a naked goat on my computer, but it’s not for immoral purposes and I didn’t put it there.
“There is a foto of a naked goat on my computer,...”
Gimmee a hundred bucks every week and I won’t tell nobody, youse got dat? A hundred bucks or I squeels on ya!
Give me $10 a week and I won’t tell goat granny...
If he’s smart he’ll go with me and save $90/week...
Start - Run regedit (type it in the box)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER - Software - Microsoft - Windows - CurrentVersion - RunOnce and Run are also favorite hiding spots for this sort of nonsense
If I don’t received 10 dollars a week from you all, I’ll put pictures of naked goats all over your computer and turn you in for viewing porn....If I put pictures of the kids, your viewing naked kid goat porn.....jail time for that..beware....
Bump for reference.
I’ve been using ‘Sandboxie’ when ever I go on line, I don’t know about porn sites but the program blocks so well, there are very few problems when I run monthly a/v scans if any...and the price is zero...
“There is a foto of a naked goat on my computer, but its not for immoral purposes and I didnt put it there.”
You wouldn’t be from the Middle East by any chance? Or maybe from Dearborn, Michigan? I’m not being judgemental or anything.
The fact that there are people stupid enough to fall for this helps explain why people voted for zero or did not vote for Romney.
Going into the registry doesn’t help with this virus.