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New version of CryptoWall uses WMI

 March 1, 2016

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

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...

A Nastier Ransomware called CryptoWall, Windows 9 Scams, and other IT Security News

 August 30, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Another ransomware is loose on the streets now; it is known as CryptoWall – nastier and more dangerous than its predecessor CryptoLocker. Let’s read about this and other important IT security news and updates. After CryptoLocker, CrytoWall is Spreading the Scare on the Internet The infamous CryptoLocker ransomware was triumphantly...