M3gac0rtx Ransomware

Posted: September 26, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The M3gac0rtx Ransomware is an updated version of the MegaCortex Ransomware, a file-locking Trojan. Infections will block your opening files such as documents, along with other media. They also may create ransom notes and insert extensions into filenames, among other symptoms. Let anti-malware products protect your PC by removing the M3gac0rtx Ransomware when possible and maintain backups for recovering content freely. An independent security researcher caught a new variant of the MegaCortex Ransomware , one of the smaller, but still-profitable, families of file-locker Trojans. This...

Pack14 Ransomware

Posted: September 26, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Pack14 Ransomware is an updated version of Hidden Tear, a file-locker Trojan. This variant is circulating via fake invoices on compromised domains, including some government sites. Users can take all the standard precautions, such as backups, remove the Pack14 Ransomware with any professional anti-malware product, and use free decryption solutions as required for unlocking any non-backed-up work. Lest users forget that free Trojan resources remain competitors against the fecund Ransomware-as-a-Service sector, malware experts are noting another variant of Hidden Tear in fall of 2019....

Shade8 Ransomware

Posted: September 26, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
Despite being very easy to decrypt, the HiddenTear open-source ransomware project continues to be used by cybercriminals rather frequently. This open-source ransomware builder toolkit allows them to create a fully functional file-locker in a matter of minutes. Such is the case with the Shade8 Ransomware, a file-encryption Trojan that uses a vanilla version of HiddenTear. This means that the author has not applied any important changes to the malware's code, and it uses the same predictable and decryptable file-encryption routine. Thanks to this, victims of the Shade8 Ransomware can rely on...

LonleyCrypt Ransomware

Posted: September 26, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The LonleyCrypt Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan that can encrypt your computer's media, such as documents, for stopping them from opening. The LonleyCrypt Ransomware also delivers text messages in Chinese and English, as well as accessing Windows utilities for unknown purposes. Users should be careful about maintaining their backups for sparing files from permanent locking and run a suitable anti-malware program if they need to remove the LonleyCrypt Ransomware. A dual-language Trojan with file-locking properties may be ramping up a campaign against Chinese and English speakers....

CXK-NMSL Ransomware

Posted: September 25, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The CXK-NMSL Ransomware is a file-locker Trojan that blocks your PC's files with encryption. The CXK-NMSL Ransomware isn't a member of a Ransomware-as-a-Service family but does ask for a ransom, albeit in a currency that's specific to a Chinese streaming media website. Users should back up their work for a safe recovery under any circumstances and apply anti-malware tools whenever deleting the CXK-NMSL Ransomware is necessary. File-locking Trojans tend to avoid government-backed currencies and most, secure financial services when collecting their ransoms. Criminal businesses like the...

Nesa Ransomware

Posted: September 24, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Nesa Ransomware is a file-locker Trojan that stops documents, images, and other media from opening on your computer. Its encryption-based attacks include an extortionist component that solicits payment for the criminal's data-unlocking assistance. Let your anti-malware services provide protection by deleting the Nesa Ransomware automatically and store backups securely for the best recovery options after an attack. Malware experts can confirm that the STOP Ransomware remains active with new variants as September nears a close. The Nesa Ransomware is a recent build number, at 166,...

Karl Ransomware

Posted: September 23, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
Karl Ransomware has come into the malware picture as a threat that targets common files for the purpose of locking down a PC and making ransom demands to the user. Karl Ransomware is suspected to come from the DJVU family of ransomware threats where it will aggressively utilize techniques to lock up a computer by encrypting several files. The ransom demanded by Karl Ransomware is upwards of $400 to $1000 in some cases, which is not feasible for many computer users victimized by the threat to pay up. Those who do pay the ransom demanded by Karl Ransomware could be tricked out of money and...

Sherminator Ransomware

Posted: September 20, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Sherminator Ransomware is a variant of the Mr.Dec Ransomware, a file-locking Trojan without a known family. Its symptoms include blocking the user's media through encryption, adding new information (such as ID strings) to the filenames, and creating advanced HTML ransom notes. Users should ignore the ransom demands and employ competent anti-malware services for uninstalling the Sherminator Ransomware safely. Even though Ransomware-as-a-Service families and Hidden Tear variants make up the majority of their underground 'market,' independent works also thrive. A semi-rare occurrence of...

GoRansom Ransomware

Posted: September 20, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The GoRansom Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan that can encrypt files so that they can't open. Although it's in a proof-of-concept state, its encryption routine is working and can be threatening to your documents, pictures and other media. Users can recover their work through the methods in this article and have compatible anti-malware services delete the GoRansom Ransomware from their machine. Proof-of-concept or POC Trojans can vary in their malevolence and motives, like any experimental or educational software. Although users always should avoid the security risks that lead to...

Meds Ransomware

Posted: September 20, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Meds Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan and a part of the STOP Ransomware Ransomware-as-a-Service. This family can encrypt your digital media and keep it from opening while demanding ransoms through accompanying messages. Let your anti-malware products eliminate the Meds Ransomware whenever they detect it and use appropriate backup practices for keeping unwanted encryption from becoming a long-term problem. Taking one's meds regularly is always commendable, but the same can't be said of Trojans using the term out of apparent mockery. As a variant of the STOP Ransomware , the Meds...

Kvag Ransomware

Posted: September 20, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Kvag Ransomware is a file-locker Trojan from the family of STOP Ransomware or Djvu Ransomware. Its encryption feature blocks most formats of media on the infected PC, and it removes default Windows backups. You can back your content up to other devices for the best recovery solution or depend on anti-malware products for deleting the Kvag Ransomware before it begins locking content. The Kvag Ransomware is a recent addition to the Ransomware-as-a-Service or RaaS family of the STOP Ransomware . This underground business, which hires itself out to third-party criminals, often attacks...

Domn Ransomware

Posted: September 19, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Domn Ransomware is a variant of the STOP Ransomware, a file-locker Trojan family for hire. The Domn Ransomware can keep files on your computer from opening by encrypting them, remove any default backups, and conduct additional attacks related to extortion and collecting data. Users should have their anti-malware products available for deleting the Domn Ransomware, as well as a backup device for free file recovery. A Trojan is appearing throughout the world and collecting victims in nations as different from each other as Spain, Thailand and Turkey. While its far-roving nature is...

Caleb Ransomware

Posted: September 19, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Caleb Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan that can block your PC's files by encrypting them. The Caleb Ransomware includes various supporting features for monetizing its attacks, such as inserting ransom-negotiating contacts into the filenames. Users should have a backup for making any extortionist efforts moot and use anti-malware services for removing the Caleb Ransomware safely. The Phobos Ransomware family, etymologically based off of the Greek word for 'fear,' and programmatically spun out of the Crysis Ransomware , has another variant in 2019. The Caleb Ransomware is coming...

Hermes837 Ransomware

Posted: September 18, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Hermes837 Ransomware is a file-locker Trojan that can block files on Windows machines and holds them for ransom. Affected formats include movies and other, media-based content in various locations. Users should keep Windows anti-malware solutions nearby for deleting the Hermes837 Ransomware as soon as possible, and backups for recovering anything that it locks. Greek mythology is a deep well for threat actors' delving, whenever they need a brand for their latest Trojan campaigns. The recurrence of similar naming conventions can cause some difficulties in identifying a threat...

Koko Ransomware

Posted: September 18, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Koko Ransomware is a file-locker Trojan that blocks your PC's personal and work files by encrypting them. This attack isn't always curable, and users should establish thorough backup plans for recovering from possible infection. Anti-malware products can offer additional safety by removing the Koko Ransomware on its detection, although most vendors identify it generically. When a file-locking Trojan blocks a file, it, usually, will leave behind some visual tag or signifier of the change, both for the benefit of the victim and the threat actor. Although some samples will prepend...
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