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Seeking payment in bitcoin via ransomware new cybercrime trend

Times of India | 18/03/2021 08:23 AM | Click to read full article

According to experts, cybercriminals tend to want payment via a given bitcoin address since these methods of payment are virtually untraceable for law enforcement agencies.

Officials posted at UP's cybercrime cell in the state capital admitted that over a dozen such cases, including seven in Lucknow and one in Prayargraj, are pending investigation where cybercriminals targeted CAs, hospitals, and high-net-worth individuals across the state.