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The many faces and tactics of Jigsaw crypto-ransomware

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 20, 2016.

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    The Jigsaw crypto-ransomware got its name from the main bad guy from the popular horror movie franchise Saw, as its initial ransom note (either in English or Portuguese) shows the image of a very distinctive puppet used in the films. Another reason for the name is because it tries to create a sense of urgency in the victims – not unlike the sense of urgency of the Jigsaw killer’s victims to avoid a gruesome death … More →

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