Tracking a hacker who extorted millions through ransomware attacks – The Fifth Estate – VIDEO

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We examine the case of a Canadian government worker who had a secret life as a hacker with NetWalker, a criminal ransomware gang.

Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins amassed millions of dollars in bitcoin by threatening to expose the private digital information of victims if they didn’t pay up. We reveal how he did it, the digital trail of destruction and how he got caught.

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