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

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

CrypMIC Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

CrypMIC is a new family of ransomware that targets and encrypts files on Windows computers. It became widely known in July 2016, and it is extremely similar to CryptXXX, a powerful and ever-changing type of malware. If you believe...
August 17, 2016

Bart Ransomware Infection And Decryption Services

Bart is a simple yet insidious ransomware program that locks files in encrypted, inaccessible archives until a ransom is paid. The software was likely developed by the same developers that created Locky, one of the most common and successful ransomware...
July 26, 2016
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