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ONION... successor to the CRYPTOLOCKER ransomware


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#1 Condobloke

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 04:14 PM

http://www.tgdaily.com/enterprise/121661-kaspersky-discovers-scary-new-ransomware-called-onion


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Posted 28 July 2014 - 04:59 PM

Ransomware typically infiltrates computer systems through phishing exploits, but in June, Cisco Systems nominated infected advertising on Facebook, Altervista, eBay and The Guardian web site as sources. The best antidote is backups stored offline


Condobloke ...Outback Australian  

 

fed up with Windows antics...??....LINUX IS THE ANSWER....I USE LINUX MINT 18.3  EXCLUSIVELY.

“A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it."

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don't agree. The wounds remain. Time - the mind, protecting its sanity - covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone. Rose Kennedy


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Posted 28 July 2014 - 05:03 PM

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ransomware-evolved-onion-malware-uses-tor-bitcoin-elliptic-curve-cryptography-make-you-cry-1458685


Condobloke ...Outback Australian  

 

fed up with Windows antics...??....LINUX IS THE ANSWER....I USE LINUX MINT 18.3  EXCLUSIVELY.

“A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it."

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don't agree. The wounds remain. Time - the mind, protecting its sanity - covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone. Rose Kennedy


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Posted 28 July 2014 - 08:47 PM

Discussion topic for CTB Locker can be found here:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/542564/ctb-locker-or-decryptallfilestxt-encrypting-ransomware-sets-extension-to-ctbl/


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