A new version of the Locky Ransomware was released yesterday that uses a new naming scheme that appends the .zepto extension to encrypted files. With this new version, Locky will rename files to a name similar to 024BCD33-41D1-ACD3-3EEA-84083E322DFA.zepto.
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A new ransomware (eduware?) called EduCrypt was discovered by AVG security researcher Jakub Kroustek that tries to teach its victims a lesson about ransomware. Like other encrypting malware, EduCrypt will encrypt a victim's files, but instead of demanding a ransom, it gives the victim the password for free along with a reprimand.
The Bart Ransomware is an offline ransomware infection that turns all of your files into password protected zip files. This ransomware shares many similarities with Locky and may be distributed by the same developers.