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Fool me once

This is the story of how my Outlook account got hacked, what was demanded, and how I rectified my mistake.

The start of the Ransom Mail

Let me start this post by saying what a fool I had been. I’m a Computer Science student, and I know the importance of Cybersecurity. But like all the other lazy people, I kept the same password for all the sites that I opened. From social media to investing apps, my password was the same even though I knew the risk. I thought that my…




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