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Tag: Ransomware Virus

How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware?

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment April 1, 2017

Satisfy the new hostage crisis: “Ransomware, ” which involves using malicious software to maintain people’s computer files for ransom. The scam has become one of cyber criminals’ favorites in recent months. By Federal Bureau of Investigation’s estimate, scammers have turned this reliable disturbance into a multimillion-dollar business with thousands of short-cuts in the United State. […]

India ranks 2nd in ransomware attacks: Here’s how to stay careful

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment March 31, 2017

A week ago Mumbai-based freelance designer Vaibhav Agrawal found something somewhat strange on his computer. Data, the only one in that folder, in some way had a different name. So when he tried to run it, an error message popped up. This individual uncovered that this occurred with almost all the JPEG, PDF and textual […]

Locky campaign uses fake ISP complaints to deliver malware

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment November 23, 2016

Inside a new twist that plays on the long-time battle between ISPs and spam operators, a security researcher found a new malware campaign sending email messages that masquerade as INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER complaints claiming recipients’ computer systems have been detected mailing spam. The campaign affects to victims with the Locky ransomware via weaponized email attachments […]

Be Aware !!!! Locky Ransomware is on Facebook

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment November 23, 2016

Nowadays we know very well, the power of social media and hackers using Facebook’s instant messaging (IM) feature to spread malicious malware. Therefore, Don’t click any .svg (Scalable Vector Graphics) image file delivered to your Facebook messenger because it might lock your complete system completely. Cyber-Criminals have targeted Facebook messenger to spread Locky Ransomware. Locky […]

‘Ransomeware’ virus major threat to online data

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment November 11, 2016

Hacktivists warn the users to be aware and also have a backup of files as the hackers seldom give a solution to decrypt the files despite getting extortion money. According to a site India is 5th-most attacked country in the world and the 3rd-most attacked in Asia with ransomware. While cyber cellular hardly maintain […]

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