Until Cryptolocker, other criminals had tried in vain to produce a virus that could hold your files hostage until money exchanged hands. They were largely isolated attempts by individuals and most fell apart at the seams because the …
Monique Griego has more on the virus being called “Ransomware” or “CryptoLocker.” As the owner of a small computer business, Tabitha Hawk worried she’d struggle for business, but a new computer virus is keeping her Nashville …
DENVER – A new type of malware called the CryptoLocker is gaining popularity on the Internet because it holds files on your computer ransom. The malware is spread through phony emails that are designed to look like they are from …
ONLINE hackers have a new reason to break into your computer - your cold, hard-earned cash. A nasty new virus called CryptoLocker is infecting computers around the world - encrypting important files and demanding a ransom from their …
It has a name like a B-grade horror film and computer experts say the latest virus attacking Australian computers is one of the most vicious they have ever seen. The number of attacks by the insidious ''cryptolocker'' has jumped in the past …
Two Very Important Computer Alerts that you may not have seen: 1) on Windows XP and 2) a New Computer Virus, "Cryptolocker". I am posting links to both of these diaries in case you missed these alerts. FOREWARNED IS …
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has received information regarding a virus called CRYPTOLOCKER, which encrypts any and all files on a hard drive, thumb drives, network user folders, or network mapped directories, rendering your data …
CryptoLocker can be spread by malicious links in phishing emails or it can be installed by an existing virus infection on your computer. You can also get it via "drive by download" if you surf to an unsafe or hacked site. You need to be wary …
The hackers that spread the virus cover their tracks by demanding payment in Bitcoins, a digital currency designed to be as anonymous as cash. CryptoLocker is the most dangerous type of malware, commonly called ransomware, to show …