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ZCryptor ransomware spreads via removable drives

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, May 27, 2016.

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    The newly spotted ZCryptor ransomware has also the ability to spread like a worm, Microsoft warns. Once it infects a system, it also copies itself on removable drives, in the hopes that the same drives will end up plugged into another system and spread the infection. Other than that, ZCryptor does not differ much from other ransomware. It encrypts all files that sport one of 88 extensions (Office and archive files, image, audio, movie files, … More →

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