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The Aesir (Locky) is a new variant of the Locky ransomware infection.
Aesir (Locky) virus is distributed through spam emails same as other variants of ransomware. Below is an email that is infected with a randomware such as Aesir (Locky) virus.
NPAV Team Wishes All Users, Customers, Dealers and Distributors A Very Happy, Prosperous, Healthy and Secure Diwali!!
A new strain of ransomware is spreading in this month called “HDDCryptor” or “DiskCryptor“. As the name suggests, it will encrypt complete drive and overwrite MBR (Master Boot Record) to show a ransom message.
The victims will find their computers booting to a screen asking for a password, which is the decryption key.
Dear Users, while downloading any attachment from the emails you have received, be careful, it can be a Phishing Scam to stole your login credentials and personal data.
Generally, these emails appear to be came from a valid or known person with a subject line that will provoke you to open the mail and download the attachment.
Ammyy Admin is a popular Remote Desktop Software used by many technicians for providing support to their clients.
Recently their official website was compromised and hackers had replaced the setup file and embedded Ransomware exe in the official download file (AA_V3.5.exe).
All users are requested not to download Ammyy Admin Remote Software, as the currently available setup file is embedded with Cerber3 ransomware.
A new varient of ransomware targetting BAT, TXT, LOG, DAT, MP3, JPG, WMV, BMP, XML, HTML, CSS and JS file types, called Cry Ransomware, becoming threat for your important data.
Once infected on your computer, will scan all drives including attached external drives. All files that have one of the extensions mentioned above will be encoded by strong encryption algorithm and “.cry” extension will be appended to encrypted files.
Users are requested to never send credit card information, account passwords, or extensive personal information in an email unless you verify that the recipient is who they claim to be.
Phishing refers to an email that attempts to fraudulently acquire personal information from you, such as your ID, password and/or credit card information.
“All Financial Statements are not good, some may spread Ransomware”
Zepto Ransomware spreading out with new email spam compaign. The text of the email attempts to trick the victim to open the attachment.The attachment is a .zip archive containing the hard-coded js downloader.