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Critoni Ransomware Communicates Through Tor Anonymity Network

19
Jul
2014

A new ransomware called Critoni, is up for sale on the underground forums, its vendors touting it as a new generation of Cryptolocker as it uses the Tor network to anonymize its communication with the command and control server.

The purpose of the malicious kit is to encrypt various types of files, documents and images among them, and ask for a ransom fee to revert the locking process.

The post was discovered by French security researcher that goes by the name of Kafeine, who says that the…

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