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CryptoLocker ransomware


Juliet

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FYI...

 

CryptoLocker - demands $2,000 for overdue ransom

- http://blog.malwarebytes.org/cyber-crime/2013/11/cryptolocker-ups-the-ante-demands-2000-for-overdue-ransom/

Nov 4, 2013 - "The criminals behind the infamous CryptoLocker ransomware that encrypts all your personal files are now offering a late payment option, albeit at a higher cost... news was first reported on the Bleeping Computer forums early last Saturday*... exercise -extreme- caution before opening email attachments (one of the main infection vectors), keep your PC up-to-date, and make sure you have antivirus and anti-malware protection with real-time detection installed. Also, backing up your important data can be a life-saver..."

* http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/512668/cryptolocker-developers-charge-10-bitcoins-to-use-new-decryption-service/

 

Cryptolocker: Time to Backup

- http://www.threattracksecurity.com/it-blog/cryptolocker-time-backup/

Nov 5, 2013 - "... nasty piece of Malware which takes great delight in encrypting files on an infected PC, rendering them all but unreachable unless the victim is willing to pay the Malware authors..."

 

Also see: http://forums.whatthetech.com/index.php?showtopic=108882&page=4&do=findComment&comment=834663

 

:ph34r: :ph34r: <_<

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