"One of my clients has been infected with a new ransomware virus called CryptoLocker," he told El Reg. "This is the most destructive virus that I have seen in 13 years because it encrypts .doc, .xls, .jpg, and .dwg files, even via network shares."
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 …
CTB-Locker is a variant of CryptoLocker, which was the big ransomware ... a pop-up blocker and using strong passwords to help avoid a ransomware infection, as well as using anti-virus software.
Oftentimes that's where that horrible crypto-locker comes from that locks up your computer until ... But for now, just keep it and your anti-virus updated.
A small suburban business that shall remain unnamed discovered that its access to its own files had been blocked -- ransomed, actually -- by crypto locker, malware that additionally ... Too many people buy anti-virus or anti-malware …
CryptoLocker, a ransomeware (a malicious computer software ... Meanwhile, the bad app is said to be the result of an evolutionary process, leading back to the rogue anti-virus campaigns during the 2000s, which used pop-up windows …
The bust also targeted another computer virus, dubbed Cryptolocker, which appeared in September 2013. The virus …
For more information on DecryptCryptoLocker, please visit FireEye's blog: http://www.fireeye.com/blog/corporate/2014/08/your-locker-of-information-for-cryptolocker ... IPS, anti-virus, and …
there is a game of cat and mouse played out between virus writers and security companies as each battles to outwit the other. Trying to get ahead of the curve, Bitdefender has released a tool that offers protection against the likes of CTB …