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Troldesh ransomware
Ransomware creators deploy more than just one way to trap their victims. These include malicious email attachments, infected links, malvertising, and exploit kits. However, over the past few weeks, we have been observing criminals using a new carrier to deliver the ransomware malware. It mainly affects Windows Server Operating Systems....
7-Important-Ransomware-FAQs-that-you-must-know_
There can be no two way to the fact that Ransomware has easily become one of the biggest banes of digital security for individual users and enterprises alike. Ransomware is a malware that locks an infected computer or encrypts its files (converts the files into an unreadable form). It then...
locky_ransomware
‘Locky’ is the latest addition to the ransomware family. It has an interesting name and carries the same nastiness. Read more from the post below. What is the Locky Ransomware? Locky is a new file-encrypting ransomware malware. It does two things: Encrypts the files it finds in the PC it...
How to Prevent Ransomware From Locking Your PC
The Quick Heal Threat Research Lab has been detecting increased numbers of ransomware infections over the last few weeks. We have recently reported on the notorious Dridex ransomware. These incidents depict a clear trend that malware authors are steadily shifting to serious money making ransomware variants. The rise in these...
New version of CryptoWall uses WMI
At Quick Heal Labs, we have received certain malicious document files which use spam emails to spread the CryptoWall Ransomware. Read on for more. What is a Ransomware? A ransomware is a malicious program that either locks the infected system or encrypts its data. Once it has done that, it...
Top 10 Security Blog Posts of 2015
As we turn over a new leaf, and anticipate new beginnings, it’s time to look at the top 10 security blog posts of 2015 in retrospect. #1. 6 Easy Steps to Tighten your Gmail Security! The post talks about some really easy steps that users must take to ensure that...