Tag "Ransomware"

Mobile ransomware can now affect your smart TV also

BANGALORE, INDIA: Researchers at Trend Micro have found a new variant of the Android mobile lock-screen ransomware, known as “FLocker” which can lock down smart TVs as well. FLocker checks whether the device is located in the following Eastern European counties:

Crypto-ransomware targeting Windows 7 & later versions

The analysts at Trend Micro found that the new ZRYPT ransomware family only targets systems with newer versions of Windows, specifically Windows 7 and later. The malware calls a function which does not exist in earlier versions of Windows; this

New offline Ransomware menacing Windows users

BANGALORE, INDIA: Researchers at eScan have detected and analyzed a new offline Ransomware ‘Trojan.Cryptolocker.AT’ targeting Windows users in Russia, which doesn’t need any interaction of Command and Control Server. How does it work? Firstly the Malware enters the system through

This hunter of games demands real ransom

MUMBAI, INDIA: Kaspersky Lab has detected curious behavior in a new threat from the TeslaCrypt ransomware encryptor family. Most TeslaCrypt infections occur in the USA, Germany and Spain; followed by Italy, France and United Kingdom. Early samples of TeslaCrypt were detected