Category: Ransomware

Bitcoin Ransomware Education – XData

It looks like the ransomware threat is only becoming more prominent over time. XData, a recently discovered type of malicious software, is causing a lot of problems in the Ukraine. Hundreds of computers have been infected successfully, and a lot of the victims were forced to pay the ransom. It is evident to the people behind this ransomware strain are trying to make their presence known. Number of XData Infections …
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Bitcoin Ransomware Education – Uiwix

People who assumed WannaCry was the last ransomware to take advantage of NSA exploits are unfortunately sorely mistaken. A new type of ransomware is already making the rounds and infecting computers all over the world. Uiwix is a very real threat and should be considered as such. Interestingly enough, this ransomware also makes use of the EternalBlue SMB exploit. Uiwix Ransomware Herald The Next Wave Of Global Attacks It is …
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Bitcoin Ransomware Education – BitKangoroo

Cybercirminals are always looking to come up with new ways to trick ransomware victims into paying. Not all of these efforts are successful in the end, though. BitKangoroo is a new type of malware that will effectively delete your files if no payment is made as requested. It sounds very troubling, and time is of the essence when dealing with this ransomware. BitKangoroo is A Big Problem For Computer Users …
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Bitcoin Ransomware Education – RSAUtil

One of the most prominent trends among internet criminals comes in the form of exploiting remote desktop services. In one particular case, these exploits are used to install the RSAUtil ransomware. As it turns out, this is quite a powerful way to infect as many computers with malicious software as possible. Moreover, it does not appear one can decrypt this ransomware for free as of right now. RSAUtil Ransomware Is …
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