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#1 OldPhil

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Posted 06 May 2015 - 11:14 AM

http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205000-rombertik-malware-attacks-hard-drives-wipes-mbr-if-detected


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Posted 06 May 2015 - 11:17 AM

I think this article has been posted like three times in BC ever since it came out several days ago...

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 10:09 AM

This is the 3rd thread on this new malware.

Rombertik...Spyware That Will Wipe The HDD To Prevent Detection
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Posted 07 May 2015 - 11:55 AM

IMO being as there are so many VM users it should be posted in ALL sections, we must all try to help to protect others.


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Posted 07 May 2015 - 12:02 PM

That's not how it works on a forum Phil. This is just creating repeated content and its basically spam more than anything else. Also, people shouldn't play around with malware if they don't know what they are doing. So at this point, if a user here somehow finds a sample (because you need a sample) and decides to test it in a VM for fun and messes up, its more his fault than the malware's fault.

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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:32 PM

And yet again aura speaks the truth. It is basically their fault if they are stupid enough to go find samples that they know that can stuff up a pc, even on a VM


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Posted 04 June 2015 - 12:19 AM

Well, turns out it's a very harsh form of digital copyright protection.

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 05:20 AM

Imagine if VHS, DVD, Blu-Ray, etc. were to do something like that :lol:

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 06:05 AM

I think this article has been posted like three times in BC ever since it came out several days ago...

It happens from time to time, especially if the topic is a popular one.
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