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CryptXXX 2.0 foils decryption tool, locks PCs

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, May 11, 2016.

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    CryptXXX ransomware, first spotted in mid-April, has reached version 2.0, and a new level of nastiness. It’s also on its way to become one of the top ransomware families in the wild. The malware’s first version would encrypt files but leave the rest of the infected computer alone, and victims would be able to use it to buy Bitcoin and pay the required ransom. This also allowed them to deploy a decryption tool, developed by … More →

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