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Merry Christmas Ransomware Uses DiamondFox to Steal Your Private Data

Researchers alarm that the latest versions of the Marry Christmas ransomware, which is also going by the name of “Merry X-Mas”, are using the DiamondFox malware to collect victim`s passwords, important...

UK Schools Attacked By Ransomware Artists Who Claim To Be From the ‘Department of...

Researchers from the British National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre ActionFraud have issued a warning about a virus which targets public schools. The people behind the infection use a deceptive...

Koolova Ransomware Unlocks Your Files if You Read Two Ransomware Avoidance Posts

A newly-found piece of ransomware, dubbed Koolova, requires victims to read two blog posts about ransomware avoidance in exchange for decrypting their files.The ransomware threat keeps on growing with new and...
FireCrypt-Ransomware

FireCrypt Ransomware Includes A DDoS Function

FireCrypt originates from a ransomware building kit. This is one of two types of ransomware coding. The first instance is a source code. This method does not make use of templates....
ransomware-pieces

The DeriaLock, PHP and OpenToYou Ransomware Pieces Cracked

The OpenToYou, DeriaLock, and PHP Ransomware pieces, which appeared on the malware stage during the past couple of weeks, have been cracked as a free decryption tool is available for each...
bank-attacks

KillDisk Malware Includes A Ransomware Component

The KillDisk malware family, used to sabotage computers by deleting and rewriting files, has just included a brand new ransomware component. Thanks to it, the malware encrypts files and demands a...
Cerber-virus

Cerber Ransomware`s Latest Versions Got Upgraded

Microsoft Malware Protection Center and Heimdal Security reported that the latest versions of the notorious Cerber ransomware have received an upgrade as they are now operating in a slightly different way....
ATM-Alice-malware

Alice Malware Threatens the Safes of the ATMs

Trend Micro security experts have recently found a new strain of ATM malware, called Alice, created to target the safes of the ATM machines. The new threat is very essential, it...
Decryption-key

Free Decryptor for the CryptXXX v.3 Ransomware Available Now

Victims of the infamous CryptXXX v.3 ransomware are now able to unlock their encrypted files as security researchers have released a free decryption tool for the threat.The decryptor is included in...
Android-Trojan

Android Banking Trojans Include Ransomware Features

The Android banking trojans already include ransomware features. Their main purpose is locking the user's device and encrypting his data.Even though the Android banking trojans are really dangerous, very few of...