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

CryptorBit (or HowDecrypt) Ransomware Infection & Decryption Services

CryptorBit ransomware started infecting computers in December of 2013. It targets Windows operating systems and encrypts all files on the computer, regardless of their extension. CryptorBit is closely related to CryptoLocker, whose creators extorted approximately $3 million in less than...
September 12, 2016

Jigsaw Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

Jigsaw is a new and pernicious type of ransomware that encrypts your files and then deletes them by the thousands if you don’t pay the ransom. Named after a horror movie villain, it presents a nightmarish ransom message, but the...
September 8, 2016

Reveton Ransomware Infection Recovery Services

Reveton is a type of ransomware that locks the screen of an infected computer. The locked screen displays a message that appears to be from an official federal agency, but is actually from a scammer. This fraudulent message demands payment...
September 6, 2016
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