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Cryptolocker? More Like CryptoBUSTED


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#1 eldiablo

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Posted 03 June 2014 - 11:43 AM

I am a general sysadmin for multiple small businesses.

I have been following the cryptowall/locker/whatever virus for some time now and have been in fear of my clients being infected.

 

Today, it has been announced the botnet has been busted and a name dropped.

Full details here

http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/03/gameover-zeus-cryptolocker/

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S02BHmWPZNs

 

Oh, and here's the man behind all of it.

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Posted 03 June 2014 - 05:55 PM

There is a lengthy ongoing discussion in this topic: Cryptolocker Hijack Program. Much of the information in the links you provided have also been posted in that topic.

Since this infection is so widespread, rather than have everyone start individual topics, it would be best (and more manageable for staff) if you posted any questions, comments or requests for assistance in that topic discussion.

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