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Hacker Behind Massive Ransomware Outbreak Can’t Get Emails from Victims Who Paid

A very modern situation: Company does spin control without considering the ramifications, ends up screwing over the already victimized:

A German email provider has closed the account of a hacker behind the new ransomware outbreak, meaning victims can’t get decryption keys.

The exploit, unofficially named Petya, uses the same vector as WannaCry.