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Why entice people to play a game when you can force them.

postlarvalpostlarval Member EpicPosts: 2,003
At first I thought this might be an April Fools joke, but then noticed it was posted on the 9th.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/pubg-ransomware-decrypts-your-files-if-you-play-playerunknowns-battlegrounds/

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  • postlarvalpostlarval Member EpicPosts: 2,003
    Forgot to add...

    It's easy to get out of, but probably an annoyance depending on how many files it encrypts.
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  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 17,916
    It's still a virus so fuck the twit that did it, but he gets a couple of extra fanboi points. 
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  • Octagon7711Octagon7711 Member LegendaryPosts: 9,000
    Always have backups of your most important files or at least clone your drive every once in awhile.

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