Faith And Begorrah, 'Tis A Gaelic Virus!

Gaelic, an ancient language still used in Ireland and parts of the UK, now has the dubious honor of having a computer virus use Gaelic to threaten an unsuspecting Irish computer user.

The malware – dubbed Gaeilge – is a strain of ransomware that locks up an infected computer and attempts to extort €100 from the user for an unlock code. The demand for cash reportedly appeared in poorly written Gaelic, and the software nastie was spotted on a computer in County Donegal, Ireland.

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