Powerful Ransomware Detected

Ransomware has become increasingly problematic for end users, often extorting payment from its victims via LockScreen or Filecoder. However the latest variants not only utilise both methods of attack, but have also demonstrated more sinister self-reproducing, shape-shifting capabilities. Win32/VirLock not only locks victims’ screens but also acts as a parasitic virus that infects existing files […]

Tick TOX – Time’s Up

Ransomware seems to be flavour of the month for malware authors. We’ve been seeing evil offspring of Cryptolocker et al pop up on a near weekly basis – all following that same tried, tested and presumably profitable principal of holding a user’s encrypted files to hostage until a bitcoin or similar anonymous payment is made. Blackhat […]