Gift codes as ransom

April 18, 2021

A new ransomware known as ‘NitroRansomware’ encrypts victim’s files and then requests a Discord Nitro gift code to decrypt them in a novel approach to ransom demands.

While most ransomware operations demand thousands, if not millions, of dollars in cryptocurrency, Nitro Ransomware deviates from the norm by demanding a $9.99 Nitro Gift code instead.

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