Russian Hackers blackmail milliondollar Website


The FBI is investigating the hijacking of milliondollarhomepage.com the website that earned $1m (566,000) for its British creator Alex Tew by hosting micro advertisements by hackers who demanded a ransom to restore the site.

Mr Tew was sent a demand for $50,000 by email by a hacker, believed to be Russian. When he refused, the website crashed. FT.com / World / UK - Hackers blackmail milliondollar site

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