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# ransom - Thursday 3 January, 2019

At least 3,226 user records compromised in Luas cyber attack

The records of those who had signed up for the Luas newsletter had been compromised, Transdev said this afternoon.

# ransom - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From The42 'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash Emotional Toll

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash

The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.

# ransom - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom? Ransomware This post contains a poll

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom?

This is the second worldwide cyber attack of this year – so what would you do if it happened to you?

# ransom - Friday 12 May, 2017

'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack

Theresa May has said the cyber attack wasn’t specifically targeting the NHS.

# ransom - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

# ransom - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom

He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.

# ransom - Monday 18 January, 2016

Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq

The individuals were taken from an interpreter’s home in Baghdad.

# ransom - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany

A ransom for her safe return was set at over €1 million.

# ransom - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Jordan demanding proof pilot is still alive before handing over female jihadist

The bargaining is taking place in public between Jordan and ISIS.

# ransom - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution

It is not yet clear whether the video shows two kidnapped Japanese hostages.

# ransom - Friday 16 January, 2015

Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages

The women were kidnapped last July.

# ransom - Monday 16 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# ransom - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

French hostages released after three years return to France

The four men were kidnapped in 2010 by the North African wing of al-Qaida.

# ransom - Monday 27 May, 2013

Teen rescued after kidnappers lured him through Facebook

The culprits started chatting to the 13-year-old six months ago.

# ransom - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Snowman abducted in Wicklow Find Frosty

Snowman abducted in Wicklow

The first 48 hours are crucial…

# ransom - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Berlusconi's accountant held hostage for €35 million ransom

Armed intruders demanded the ransom from the former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after holding his accountant hostage for a night.

# ransom - Friday 20 July, 2012

€15 million paid for hostage release

Sahara Islamists say they’ll keep kidnapping westerners after getting €5m each for 3 Europeans released this week.

# ransom - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From The42 Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela Snatched

Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela

Wilson Ramos, a 24-year-old who just finished his rookie season with the Washington Nationals, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men.

# ransom - Thursday 18 August, 2011

From The42 Mikel family receive ransom demand Cash Only

Mikel family receive ransom demand

The family of Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi have reportedly received a ransom demand for the release of the player’s father.