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It’s a sad day for crypto.
The WannaCry ransomware attack is now a $1 million ransom, and its going viral.
The cyber attack has forced companies to cut staffs, shut down operations, and put the lives of millions at risk.
But if you were hoping to make a big profit from ransomware, you’ve been disappointed.
That’s because the company behind the attack is selling it for a price much lower than the $1 billion price tag it earned in 2015.
In an exclusive interview with CNBC, WannaCry CEO Nathan Forrest says the company’s offering was not intended to be a huge price tag.
It was only designed to be able to pay back a portion of the $30 million investment the company made in the project.
But Forrest says that money was only paid out in January, which he says is when he started to receive requests for donations to pay for his work.
“I was very shocked,” Forrest said.
“I thought I was going to be paid $1,000,000 or something like that, but I wasn’t paid that money.
And so I went ahead and started trying to raise the funds for the company.”
In the days following the attack, Forrest found himself in a position to make money from ransomware.
He used a bitcoin wallet to transfer money out of the system, but it was not enough to pay the $60,000 ransom demanded by the hackers.
So he decided to turn the stolen money into a crypto-currency called WannaCoin, which would allow people to transfer funds to other crypto-currencies.
He said he planned to offer WannaCoins at a later date, and if it was successful he would sell the tokens to the highest bidder.
The company is already a well-known name in the cryptocurrency world.
It is worth about $10,000 per Wanna coin, but that is a huge amount for a small company that has been running for less than two years.
Forrest said he believes the price is now worth about five times what it was when he sold the company.
On his company’s website, Forrest says he hopes to sell the token at around $20 per Wannacoin, which means he hopes he can recoup the money he spent on the project by offering the tokens for a premium price.
It is not the first time that Forrest has made a big splash in crypto, and the news comes as more and more companies are considering the value of blockchain technology.
Companies including Walmart, Amazon, Google, and many more are trying to use blockchain technology to create a more efficient way of working.
In a recent interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Forrest said that companies need to be smart when it comes to how they use blockchain.
“You need to think about what your business is going to do, and then you have to be mindful of what you’re going to lose by not using blockchain,” Forrest told Bloomberg Businessweek.
Facing a $100 million ransomware attack, a crypto company is not just trying to profit off of ransomware, it is also trying to take the whole concept of crypto seriously.