AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
As you may know, the ransomware malware is that type of virus that encrypts all your data and asks for a ransom if you want everything back. It has grown a lot lately, becoming a big threat for both enterprise and home users. In this article I will make a mini-presentation of AppCheck Anti-Ransomware, a complementary security solution that has been designed by Checkmal to run alongside your antivirus software on Windows. AppCheck Anti-Ransomware is created by a Korean developer and can run...
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After few months Locky ransomware reappeared

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According to a Malwarebytes article, after it went dark for months, Locky ransomware returned with two new 'flavors'. The new versions use new command and control servers. They also use two new affiliate IDs: AffillD3 and AffillD5. The way that the ransomware is spreading has not changed much. It still uses phishing e-mails that contains malicious code into MS Office files or archived attachments. Back in 2016, Locky ransomware was in top 3 along with Cryptowall and Cerber. It came back in...
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Erebus Malware – web Hosting Provider paid 1 million dollars to ransomware attacker

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The South Korean web hosting provider Nayana agreed to pay the 1 million dollars ransomware in Bitcoin, after 153 Linux servers were infected with Erebus malware on the 10th of June. After the attack, over 3400 business websites the company hosted were encrypted. According to the initial Nayana's announcement, the attacker has requested 550 Bitcoins (1,62 million dollars). After the company negociated with the attacker, the ransomware demanded was 397.6 Bitcoins (around 1 million dollars). As ...
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Kaspersky’s RakhniDecryptor can now recover the files infected by the Jaff ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
As you may know, the ransomware is that type of malware that encrypts all your personal data and asks for a ransom, in order to get the decryption key. This kind of internet infection has spread a lot lately, the WannaCry being the largest cyber attack from internet history. Fortunately, a lot of big companies, tech teams and security researchers worked together and stopped WannaCry, for now. Well, this article brings good news to ransomware victims. The guys from Kaspersky have updated th...
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4 things to do to keep your business safe from WannaCry-like internet infections

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
The WannaCry cyber attack has created a lot of panic, due to the fact that it has infected computers from over 120 countries, being the largest ransomware infection in history. As I work for an outsourcing IT company, I have noticed that people got very worried that such an attack can destroy their businesses and started to buy backup solutions and to invest more in computer security. In this article I will give you 4 tips that will save your business from a future WannaCry-like computer v...
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WannaCry Ransomware spreading stopped – Thanks to Microsoft and MalwareTech security firm

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
As a reminder, WannaCry Ransomware is a ransomware malware created to use some exploits harvested from NSA hack. The infection spread in over 70 countries. Microsoft has patched this issue, so the users that run supported Windows versions, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, are safe if they have all the system updates installed and Windows Defender enables. But despite this, Microsoft has published an emergency update for all the Windows systems (except Vista), in order to block the Wa...
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WannaCry Ransomware infection is the largest in history

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
Recently, the British National Health System (NHS) has become the victim of WannaCry ransomware (also known as WCry or WanaCryptor), a very lethal computer virus that encrypts all the data from the infected computers. While the first infected systems were in UK, the virus has spread in other countries as well. The attack took place on Friday (yesterday) and affected 74 countries (including UK, US, China, Russia, Spain, Italy and Taiwan), including 16 NHS trusts in UK, being the biggest in the...
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Meet the rensenware ransomware – a ransomware that asks the users to play a game to unlock their data

Meet the rensenware ransomware - a ransomware malware that asks the users to play a game to unlock their data
The guys from the Malware Hunter Team have discovered the rensenware ransomware, a different type of malware, one that requires the victims to play a game and get a top score in order to get their files back. It encrypts the documents, music files, pictures and personal user files but it does not ask the users to pay a bitcoin ransomware. Instead, the virus forces them to play a difficult game. The users have to reach the 0.2 billion score in LUNATIC level of TH12 - Undefined Fantastic Object...
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The launch of iOS 10.3 might have been hurried due to a fake ransomware

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The new iOS update to version 10.3 that was launched on the 28th of March might have been hurried after some user have reported that their devices are blocked due to a ransomware. A virus that acted just like the FBI ransomware, to be more precise a pop-up that accused the owners of the devices that they have accessed illegal porn or pirated music, that seemed to be hard to remove or get rid off. In fact the ransomware was a fake one, and by clearing the browser cache memory the users could gai...
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The Russians have created an Android ransomware that does not do anything in the first four hours

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
Some researchers from Zscaler ThreatLabZ have discovered a new type of ransomware for Android inside OK (Odnoklassniki), a Russian entertainment social network application. The clean application has between 50 and 100 million downloads from the Google Play Store, but the infected one is available via third party application stores. The virus stays quiet for four hours, permitting the user to perform his regular activity on the phone, unlike other ransomware variants that encrypt the data r...
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