Blog Posts - Ransomware



New Pokemon Go Ransomware Creates Windows Backdoor Account

With all the frenzy around the Pokemon GO mobile game, it was only just a matter of time before attackers leveraged its popularity to spread ransomware. A new ransomware was recently discovered impersonating a Pokemon GO application for Windows. Dete...
by MondoUnix on Aug 23, 2016

Aplikasi Gratis Anti-Ransomware dari Kaspersky

Malware, khususnya ransomware adalah masalah serius dimana biasanya menyerang komputer dan mengenkripsi data penting organisasi. Tidak hanya mempengaruhi perusahaan besar dan lembaga seperti rumah sakit, banyak usaha kecil tanpa sumber daya untuk men...
by downloadsoftwaregratisan.com on Aug 12, 2016

No More Ransom: Law Enforcement and IT Security Companies Join Forces to Fight Ransomware

A new tool containing 160.000+ keys will help victims to retrieve their data The Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab join forces to launch an initiative called No More Ransom, a new......

ESET spotted Malicious fake Pokémon Go apps on Google Play Store

Malicious Pokémon Go apps have even made their ways into the official Google Play Store.Researchers from popular antivirus firm ESET have spotted at least three fake Pokémon Go apps on the Google Play Store. Of them, the one titled "Pokemon Go Ulti...
by BMT on Jul 20, 2016

Crypto-ransomware attacks rise five-fold to hit 718 thousand users in one year

The number of users attacked with encryption ransomware is soaring, with 718,536 users hit between April 2015 and March 2016: an increase of 5.5 times compared to the same period in 2014-2015. The goal of......

Android ransomware: four-fold increase in number of users attacked in one year

The number of users attacked by ransomware targeting Android-based devices has increased four-fold in just one year, hitting at least 136,000 users globally. A report on the ransomware threat landscape, conducted by Kaspersky Lab, also......

A Look at the Current Malware Preying on Surfers and How to Prepare

There was a time when average computer users were mostly concerned with sociopathic cyber threats that would erase data and cripple the operating system. Early computer viruses were mostly intended for cyber vandalism; however, the world of malicious...
by TechPatio on Jul 5, 2016

Public Speaking Opportunity, Austin Texas: The Topic is Ransomware

The Austin, TX Chapter of InfraGard is looking for a speaker to discuss the current state of Ransomware. This volunteer speaker will address the InfraGard audience for approximately 45 minutes followed by 15 minutes of Q&A on the current state of...

A new version of the "FLocker" Ransomware has now the ability to infect and lock down your Smart TVs

After targeting hospitals, universities, and businesses, Ransomware has started popping up on Smart TV screens.Using multiple devices that run on one platform makes life easier for a lot of people. However, if a malware affects one of these devices,...
by blogmytuts on Jun 18, 2016

Charging Mobile Devices Could Put Data at Risk

Smartphones can be compromised when charged using a standard USB connection connected to a computer, Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered in a proof-of-concept experiment. The researchers are now evaluating what the impact of such......

Ransomware on the Rise – Highest Payouts to Cyber Criminals

Imagine you’re chugging away at work when your computer dings; you’ve got mail. It’s your boss. He needs you to download an attachment, so you do. Uh-oh that cleverly disguised email was just that – a disguise. It was spam, and you’ve actua...
by Tricks-Collections.Com on May 25, 2016

Ransom Aware: Kaspersky Lab detected a 14% increase in new ransomware modifications in Q1 2016

Ransomware has overtaken news about APT attacks to become the main topic of the quarter. According to Kaspersky Lab’s Q1 malware report, the company’s experts detected 2,900 new malware modifications during the quarter, an......

DOCUMENT DE NON CONFORMITE (Virus)

Ci-joint le document de non conformité.Bien � toi,-- �SCopieur VA9812357665355478.gzVirus analysis :SHA256 : 0235a1aded1737d8c89186b29a34610be835ff45f896091d6dcd6eb9a3152061Filename : SCopieur VA9812357665355478.gzALYac : JS:Trojan.JS.Downloader...
by Scam on May 9, 2016

Virus Analysis (UNPACKED...)

In the last email, I obtained a virus similar to a Nemucod ransomware from the virus report...Code analysis :===================================INIT===================================var PR_RDONLY = 0x01;var PR_WRONLY = 0x02;var PR_RDWR...
by Scam on May 9, 2016

Locky Merupakan Extensi file terinfeksi Ransomware

Locky Merupakan Extensi file terinfeksi RansomwarePutri's Blog, Ransomware merupakan jenis malware tergolong tangguh dalam mengenkripsi atau membungkus file penting anda dikomputer dengan bahasa acak, sehingg tidak mudah dibuka atau di dekrip dengan...
by Putri's Blog on May 7, 2016

FBI NEWS - Ransomware

"Incidents of Ransomware on the Rise" FBI News 4/29/2016Hospitals, school districts, state and local governments, law enforcement agencies, small businesses, large businesses—these are just some of the entities impacted recently by ransomware, an i...
by Mage Soapbox on May 2, 2016

What is Simplocker Malware and How to remove it

Avast Ransomware Removal quickly and easily removes Cryptolocker/Simplocker malware from your device and decrypts all your files held hostage for free, so you don’t have to pay a ransom. This application is only for users whose device is infected b...
by Smart Glass on Apr 20, 2016

DATA SECURITY - Ransom of LA Hospital

"Ransomware attack takes down LA hospital for hours" PBS NewsHour 2/29/2016This highlights the need to use good Anti-Virus utility AND do an image backup your entire system AFTER running a virus scan (the only backup you can use to recover your entir...
by Mage Soapbox on Mar 7, 2016

KeyRanger: „Ransomware“ Trojaner attackiert Nutzer von OS X

Bisher konnte man sich als Apple-User immer beruhigt zurücklehnen und durchatmen, wenn man Berichte über Trojaner auf Windows-Rechnern gelesen hat. Nun schlägt aber eine neue „Ransomware“ Malware zu, die sich auf User von OS X speziali...
by Sir Apfelots Apple Blog on Mar 7, 2016

The Volume of New Mobile Malware Tripled in 2015

The volume of malware targeting users of mobile devices grew more than three times in 2015, compared to 2014. The most dangerous threats in 2015 were ransomware, malware capable of obtaining unlimited rights on......


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