Duque says the threat isn’t empty – the operator of the virus can make your computer unusable – and businesses need to pay special attention to the potential of CryptoLocker. “In a business, you have financial data, personal information for …
A countdown is already ticking on your screen. This is CryptoLocker, the latest and most damaging Windows virus in a series of recent ransomware Trojans. The relatively large amount of money it demands, combined with the tight …
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 …
Malware, Trojans and Viruses usually get downloaded by rampant clickers. A fake email from Fed Ex just will get you and your firm the Crypto Locker virus. We saw dozens of instances in our customer base last year. It is truly malicious, …
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 …
As the CryptoWall ... continues to rise. CTB-Locker (PDF) -- the next in a growing trend of data-encrypting ransomware that is currently making the rounds around the web -- is infecting enterprise and consumer stations. The virus, upon …
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 …
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 …
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 …