Bitcoin ransoms just are not what they used to be

The people behind a rash of bomb threats made across the United States and Canada on Thursday demanded a $20,000 ransom to be paid in bitcoin. Authorities said none of the threats – emailed to hundreds of businesses, public offices and schools – appeared credible.


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