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Decrypt Petya Ransomware Encrypted HDD for Free (UPDATE)

The recently launched Petya ransomware is still being analyzed. Although researchers have discovered much of how the malware operates, there is still work to do before a decryption program can be...
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Rokku Ransomware Helps Victims Pay The Ransom Via QR Codes

Security researchers have just found a new ransomware strain which goes to great lengths to provide users with all the details needed in paying the ransom.The culprit is called Rokku, and...
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Remaiten Malware Targets Linux-Based Routers

Security experts reported that a brand new malware is targeting embedded systems in order to compromise and make them part of a botnet.The newly-found threat is called “Remaiten” (Linux/ Remaiten) and...
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Irish Companies Have Been Held Hostages By Hackers

About 20pc of Irish businesses have been infected by ransomware over the past year, and cyber criminals have demanded ransom for the return of sensitive data or the access to their...
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Ransomware Evolution: Then and Now

Many centuries ago, humans learned to ride on the backs of animals to make travel faster, more efficient (especially with loads). After this the connection was made that a rock or...
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Petya Ransomware – a Hardcore Threat to the Hard Drive

'Today we have launched the Petya Ransomwear Project'; this is a proud statement from the page that greets a visitor to the TOR website after being infected with this new trojan-ransomware....
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Report: New Ransomware Rose Up 26% QoQ in Q4 2015

According to McAfee Labs Threats Report from March 2016, new ransomware increased its growth rate with a 26% quarter-over-quarter compared to Q4 2015.The latest survey shows that the open-source ransomware code...
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Custom Built POS Malware Attacks US Retailers

Despite the fact that Crypto-ransomware has been the most popular type of malware nowadays, cyber criminals have not stopped using other kinds of malware as well.Security researchers claim that hackers are...
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KimcilWare Ransomware Attacks Magento Stores

Security researchers have discovered new malware that is specifically designed to target Magento e-commerce platforms. It is called KimcilWare ransomware and though it's currently in its early stages, the malware could...
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Decrypt LeChiffre Ransomware for Free

Since first discovered in June 2015, the LeChiffre ransomware has been infecting users, encrypting files and demanding payment in return for decryption. It differs in modus operandi from most ransomware by...