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Power Locker (Worse than crypto)


kburra

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This is similar to how CryptoLocker's encryption scheme is implemented, but PowerLocker goes even further. Once the encryption stage is done, it disables the Windows and Escape keys and prevents a number of other useful utilities like taskmgr.exe, regedit.exe, cmd.exe, explorer.exe and msconfig.exe from being used. - See more at: http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/security/cybercrooks-developing-dangerous-new-file-encrypting-ransomware-researchers-warn-233594?source=rss_security#sthash.Ex6fdmFo.dpufThe new threat from PowerLocker might be even more difficult to remove than CryptoLocker, which plagued users in recent months -

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Yep NO WINDOWS then OK.
What computers are at risk?

All computers using Windows XP 2, Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1. This includes any Apple or Linux based computers running Windows in a virtual environment like Bootcamp, Parallels or VMWare.

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