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Bitdefender Releases Combination Crypto-Ransomware Vaccine


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#1 SpywareDoc

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Posted 01 April 2016 - 05:36 PM

Bitdefender LABS > Combination Crypto-Ransomware Vaccine Released

Bitdefender anti-malware researchers have released a new vaccine tool which can protect against known and possible future versions of the CTB-Locker, Locky and TeslaCrypt crypto ransomware families by exploiting flaws in their spreading methods.
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Posted 01 April 2016 - 05:51 PM

 

 Razvan Stoica says:    
March 31, 2016 at 3:28    

It’s a vaccine, but it can (and probably will) be updated against new strains, hence the need to run at startup. It does not monitor behavior, it just uses some tricks to prevent those specific families of ransomware from infecting your system. The software is provided AS-IS, without any implied or explicit guarantees.


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Posted 04 April 2016 - 04:03 AM

I found a test on malwaretips and it did not block tesla 3.0

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Posted 04 April 2016 - 06:17 AM

The previous version was not very effective either.
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