Tag: CryptoWall

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Experts Warn of Rising Ransomware in 2015

Security experts are expecting 2015 to be the year where ransomware and extortionware grows significantly, according to reports. In its 2015 Threats Prediction Report, McAfee Labs says that this year we will see an increase in the use of cyber espionage and cyber warfare tactics, with analysts predicting an increase in ransomware and extortionware, where […]

F-Secure Develops Anti-Ransomware Unlocker

Over the past year, ransomware and its variants have taken the malware world by storm. What started with CryptoLocker soon morphed into SimpleLocker, then Pandemiya, and CryptoWall. From there we saw even more advanced, increasingly terrifying variations like ZeroLocker, and most recently, the server-hungry SynoLocker. The defining key which links most of these cases together […]

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CryptoWall Claims Computers of Local New Hampshire Government

In our continuing coverage of the “Locker”-style malware epidemic that has only recently started to make its way to the States, we’ve found all types of people and organizations that have fallen prey to the tactics malware distributors depend on to convince innocent officials to accidentally download the wrong files. Now that most of the […]