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 …
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 …
As if ordinary viruses were not bad enough, hostageware is a relatively new form of virus that does exactly as the names implies—holds the user’s data hostage until a ransom is paid. The best known hostageware is called Crypto Locker, …
The campaign by hackers claims to unlock any personal files on a PC that have been locked but then downloads onto a computer a dangerous virus. Experts have ... which offers a solution to CryptoLocker and Gameover Zeus. Raluca …
Useful, short article about a devastating new computer virus. For further info, click the link at the bottom of the article to view video of interview with Leo Laporte. CryptoLocker is an awful virus that an alarming amount of people are falling …
A new computer virus is locking people’s files and asking for ransom money to unlock them. Kevin Bellerose, owner of Computer Doctor in Hampden, has had a small business owner and residential computer user come to him with the …
And when she did, it was a red screen that popped up and said crypto locker," director of engineering for ABC 33/40, Ron Thomas told Channel 7 News. The virus has been called ransomware and could lock down any computer, asking for …
There's a scary new computer virus called CryptoLocker that was spreading like crazy in the U.K. last month and is now crossing over to infect U.S. computers. The National Crime Agency in the U.K. issued an alert last month saying that …
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ First identified in September 2013, the Cryptolocker virus infiltrates …
Nonetheless, the post sparked plenty of excitable headlines about how the "Prison Locker virus threatens to flood the market" and how the threat is supposedly "bigger and meaner" than CryptoLocker. CryptoLocker, the infamous …