TeslaCrypt is one of the newest additions to the ransomware category of malware, and is being pushed out to users left and right.
Victims of the CoinVault ransomware have a chance to retrieve their data without having to pay the criminals, thanks to a repository of decryption keys and a decryption application made available online by Kaspersky Lab and the National High Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU) of the Netherlands’ police.
Crypto-ransomware rarely means good news for targets, but when it comes to TorLocker malware (detected as Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Scraper by Kaspersky Lab), the victims can decrypt most of the encrypted files without parting with their hard-earned cash.
Trend Micro researchers have found and analyzed a new piece of crypto-ransomware: CryptVault encrypts files, makes them look like files quarantined by an AV solution, asks for ransom and, finally, downloads info-stealer malware.
It seems that cybercriminals have yet to tire of creating crypto-ransomware malware.
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