Freeing your data from ransomware

Oct. 8, 2017 1 comment ADMIN Magazine Detection & Response firewall

One of the latest trends among cyber criminals is to encrypt files on a network, forcing the user to pay a ransom for the decryption of their data. Of course, criminals use cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoins, not your typical bank transfers. The attackers achieve their objectives via many routes. For example, a potential victim might be prepared to pay money for files because they have a certain emotional or economic value. An attacker will not be interested in why the owner wants to restore their files – as long as they are prepared to pay money for the decryption. Based on current research, TeslaCrypt ransomware (which is also known as AlphaCrypt) seems to be backed by a fairly established team. Some years ago, CryptoLocker became famous for blackmailing its way to a $3 million fortune. TeslaCrypt is just one variant of many in the field of ransomware, including larger and more lucrative tools such as CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, and CryptoWall 2 and 3. The CryptoWall variants in part...

ariadnalunguco 4 months, 1 week ago

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