Secrets at risk, Glaxo says it faces ransom demands from failing vendor

January 31, 2013

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By: Robert Hilson
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013

Wire $55,000 to a secret account or its “bombs away.”

With these blunt words, the head of a distressed technology vendor allegedly threatened to destroy hundreds of millions of documents belonging to healthcare giant GlaxoSmithKline unless that sum was paid.