DecryptorMax puts on pressure by deleting the main key

Your files are encrypted. Your time is running out! DecryptorMay is another encryption Trojan which locks the desktop and in the background encrypts various files like documents, photo, videos and further personal data and then demands a juicy ransom of 500 to 1000 US dollars from the computer’s owner. Like many other known encryption Trojans mehr …

Chimera Ransomware focuses on business computers

It’s been a couple of weeks since a new ransomware showed up, spreading through false job applications or business offers. This new ransomware with the mystic greek name “Chimera” tries to infect computers in a business enviroment and to get the access to hard drives and sensitive corporate information. Several variants of sender adresses try mehr …

Spammers go fool phishing

Every year, bang on April 1st, there is a huge surge in phishing attacks across all media. Cyber criminals try in even greater numbers, with tricks and apparent April Fool’s Day jokes, to steal personal information and login details from unsuspecting users and, ultimately, to steal their money Not only phishing emails make the rounds on mehr …

Ramnit: International Task Force Takes Down Worldwide Botnet

The German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has succeeded in taking down parts of the Ramnit Botnet infrastructure. Yesterday’s press release explained how around 3.2 million infected computer systems worldwide are now out of danger. The takedown was coordinated between the BKA and the Joint European Cybercrime Action Task Force. This body includes governmental departments mehr …