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Cyber experts discover ransomware that demands your naked photos
Just imagine someone getting access to your computer illegally by encrypting all your important files and photos and then demanding a ransom (a sum of money) for the safe return of your data that has been held at ransom.

That is what ransomware is all about, which is being used by the hackers nowadays!

Reportedly researchers at the MalwareHunterTeam, a research group focused on ransomware discovered new software called 'nRansomware' on Thursday.

As per the experts, the malware – nRansomware, which is being used by the cybercriminals, demands to submit the nude photos of victims in order to get their data or files back.

The research group recently posted a screenshot of the message that's displayed when a victim's system gets infected from this malicious software:

"Your computer has been locked. You can only unlock it with the special unlock code," reads the message.


After that, the victim is asked to create an email account on a specified website and then email the hackers from that account. It clearly states - "After we reply, you must send at least 10 nude pictures of you. After that we will have to verify that the nudes belong to you."

It has not yet been confirmed that how many people have been affected with this ransomware. However, many antivirus engines, including public malware repositories such as VirusTotal and Hybrid Analysis have categorized the file nRansom.exe as malicious, according to the media report.

"It is a screenlocker, so files aren't encrypted," MalwareHunterTeam told the Motherboard in a Twitter direct message, further adding, "We have no information about anyone getting infected with this."

However, the new malicious software that asks for someone's nude photos which is being used as extortion is something new, the cyber hackers have for years used malware as a tool to spy on women and steal their personal photographs including their nude pics too.

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