How can I report a Bitcoin virus or malware?
Bitcoin ransomware refers to a type of malicious software that is designed to encrypt a victim's files, rendering them inaccessible until a ransom is paid in Bitcoin. The ransomware typically demands payment in Bitcoin because it allows attackers to remain anonymous and untraceable. Once the ransom is paid, the attacker will typically provide a decryption key that can be used to unlock the victim's files. Bitcoin ransomware attacks have become increasingly common in recent years, with victims ranging from individuals to large corporations. The attacks can be highly disruptive, often causing significant financial and reputational damage. Accordingly, law enforcement agencies around the world have begun to crack down on Bitcoin ransomware gangs, and have launched a number of high-profile operations to apprehend those responsible.
Release time 2023 06 01