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Ransomware variants vying for the top slot

WannaCry Ransomware is a game changer at all levels in the arena ruled by the likes of Reveton, CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, Locky etc. WannaCry has not just utilized the encryption capabilities but also exploited vulnerabilities to propagate. WannaCry gained prominence due … Continue reading

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eScan decimates Ransomware Hoax News

WannaCry Ransomware has attacked computers as many as in 150 countries, all over the world and earned a payment of about 300$ in return to unlock the stolen data. Post this, social media and instant messaging applications were flooded with … Continue reading

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eScan warns about Kelihos

Kelihos botnet was first discovered in 2010 and since then it has been taken-down by various entities a number of times, however it has always managed to surfaced back. Kelihos is a spam-bot which has a very unique hybrid peer-to-peer … Continue reading

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Doxware: The Latest Ransomware

The term “doxware” is coined from the term ‘dox’, meaning searching or posting private information online with any malicious intention. The criminals draw the victims’ attention by stating that their crucial, confidential or personal files would be released online and … Continue reading

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