Ransomware Market Expands as Healthcare Industry Continues Feeling the Effects

A computer security company determined that the dark-web ransomware market has grown by 2,500 percent from 2016 to 2017. The company, Carbon Black, credits that expansion to the relative anonymity of Bitcoin and Tor as well as the lucrative return-on-investment...
October 25, 2017

Petya Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

A Petya ransomware variant has swept through Europe in a fashion reminiscent of the WannaCry attacks of May 12, 2017. Like WannaCry, the Petya variant spreads using Eternal Blue and has affected the following businesses and organizations:Utility companies, banks,...
June 27, 2017

Hidden Tear Ransomware Infection and Decryption Services

Hidden Tear ransomware is an open-source malware program published by its developer for educational purposes. Though the author has since taken the source code offline, hackers around the world have already downloaded and redistributed it. Modified and improved variants of...
June 9, 2017

WannaCrypt Ransomware Infection and Decryption Services

WannaCrypt ransomware (also known as WannaCry and WanaCrpt0r 2.0) is the latest malware to make headlines by infecting over 250,000 computers in at least 150 countries around the world. Prominent victims include FedEx, Britain’s National Health System, Nissan, and telecom...
May 15, 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

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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