Woman targeted by web hackers

Thursday, 1 June 2006, 12:36 AM EST

A woman from Greater Manchester has become a victim of an internet scam in which hackers hijack computer files and blackmail owners to get them back.

Helen Barrow, a 40-year-old nurse from Rochdale, is believed to be one of the first victims of the con in the UK.

At the BBC.

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