Tag: SyncCrypt

Bitcoin Ransomware Education: SyncCrypt

It was only a matter of time before cybercriminals started using stenography to hide malicious tools. A new ransomware variant, SyncCrypt, hides within JPEG image files. This method of distribution will only become more prevalent, since most computer users view JPEGs as completely harmless. That is no longer the case, and SyncCrypt could be a very dangerous type of ransomware if left unchecked. SyncCrypt Ransomware Lurks Within Images The distribution of ransomware in this way is …
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