The blackmail business has been flourishing on the Internet for quite some time – a new scam is now hitting developers who are deleting the public git repository. All that remains is a note with the wallet, to which approx. 0.1 bit coins are to be transferred in order to get back to the data.
The developers are not completely innocent. Since most developers have a local repository, the damage is limited. Interesting and critical to the same is the attack anyway. [Read more…] about Git repository deleted – developers blackmailed!