Merry X-Mas Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

Merry X-Mas ransomware started infecting computers worldwide in early January, 2017. The fact that Russia celebrates Christmas on January 7 has led to speculation that the malware originated there. Regardless of its point of origin, the ransomware continues infecting computers...
February 3, 2017

St. Louis Public Library Grinds to a Halt Due to Ransomware Attack

The potential threat of a ransomware attack became a reality for the St. Louis Public Library on Jan. 19. Hackers took down approximately 700 computers used by both staff and the public in the library system’s central location and 15...
January 20, 2017

Ransomware in 2017: What to Expect and What to do About It

Ransomware grew into a billion-dollar industry in 2016, and from all appearances, it’s just getting started. The malware’s demonstrated ability to bring in money with little upfront investment, along with the outsourcing of the technical work through Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS), will...
January 20, 2017

Ransomware Developments in 2016: The Year in Review

If you had to use one word to describe ransomware in 2016, that word would have to be proliferation. The number of attacks increased, tactics varied, malware variants multiplied, and ransoms grew. Several high-profile targets were hit causing headaches for...
December 20, 2016

Is Popcorn Time Ransomware a New Era for Malware?

If you’re looking for ransomware straight out of an episode of “Black Mirror,” meet Popcorn Time. Popcorn Time is a nasty new ransomware that combines Ponzi schemes, social activism, and blackmail. The malware is still in development, but if it...
December 14, 2016

Cerber Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

Cerber ransomware is a quickly evolving type of malware that encrypts files on a computer so that they are unreadable. The attackers then demand a ransom to decrypt the files. If Cerber has infected your computer, turn it off, disconnect...
December 7, 2016

HDDCryptor Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

HDDCryptor ransomware is a malicious software that targets Windows operating systems. When HDDCryptor infects a computer, the ransomware encrypts all of the computer’s files so that they are unreadable. The malware leaves a note that instructs the victim to pay...
December 1, 2016

Zepto Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

Zepto is a type of malware that locks your files with advanced encryption so that you cannot access them. The program demands a ransom payment in return for a decryption key, which is necessary to unlock the files. If you...
November 9, 2016

CoinVault Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

CoinVault ransomware started infecting computers in November 2014, and remains a persistent threat to all versions of Windows. It is categorized as crypto-ransomware, which is a type of malware that encrypts an infected computer’s files and then demands a ransom...
October 4, 2016

Crysis Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

Crysis ransomware first appeared in February of 2016, and new strains of the software continue to pose serious security threats for both personal computer users and businesses. Crysis is a type of crypto-ransomware, which means that it encrypts the files...
September 27, 2016
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