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Ransomeware is highly effective when coupled with the exfiltration of secrets to add blackmail pressure for companies and institutions to pay up.
Police are said to have contacted the hackers, who left behind a blackmail note, and persuaded them to supply a digital key that would decrypt the hospital’s 30 infected computer servers.
If this stinking quartet takes it into its head to levy annual blackmail, where is the money coming from?
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Bois l'Hery's horses were unsound, Schwalbach's gallery was a swindle, Moessard's articles a recognised blackmail.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The only possible scandal lies in the fact that Mrs. Withers paid blackmail for years.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
He attempted to blackmail my father, as he had already done so many times, but his scheme was frustrated.
THE CZAR'S SPYWILLIAM LE QUEUX
All the American press is not founded upon this system of virtual blackmail.
I can't afford to advertise in his vile sheet; it's blackmail; money wasted—thrown away.
DOMINIE DEANELLIS PARKER BUTLER
What this particular "lady" is to the "gentleman" we don't know, but it sounds very much like blackmail.
It seemed puzzling, because you wouldn't think of him as a likely subject for blackmail.

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