Has ransomware exploded because of bitcoin?

Originally written by Nick Ismail on Information Age Bitcoin is the infamous cryptocurrency that was first introduced in 2008 on the dark web websites, such as SilkRoad. It gave users the ability to exchange money between each other totally anonymously. Ransomware has been around for sometime longer.

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