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New 'Breaking Bad' ransom Trojan is no laughing matter, says Symantec

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    Windows users across the English-speaking world have been warned to be on the lookout for a new Trojan campaign that borrows imagery from the TV show Breaking Bad as part of a not-so-amusing attempt to extort money from anyone infected by it.

    In truth if it weren't for the TV gimmick noticed by Symantec, the fact that Cryptolocker.S is spreading in Australia would probably have been just another one of the steady stream of ransom Trojans nobody pays much attention to among many threats in an average week.

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