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Criminal hackers are now going after phone lines, too

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Criminal groups have been sending threatening messages in the past couple of months to companies that manage broadband phone services all over the world, promising they’ll flood the digital phone lines with traffic and take them offline unless victims pay a ransom. What those extortionists have discovered is that the number… Read More