It seems that cybercriminals have yet to tire of creating crypto-ransomware malware.
Once again, fake "Incoming Fax Report" emails carrying malware are being sent out to random users.
The latest Cryptowall-delivery campaign comes with an additional menace: the Fareit Trojan, which is designed to steal logins and passwords from compromised computers, download additional malware, and can be used in DDoS attacks.
A new piece of ransomware that (mis)uses the Cryptolocker "brand" has been analyzed by Bromium researchers, and they discovered that aside from the usual assortment of file types that ransomware usually targets, this variant also encrypts file types associated with video games and game related software.
Malware peddlers are taking advantage of real time advertising bidding networks to deliver ransomware to unsuspecting users, FireEye researchers are warning.
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