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ZeroLocker Ransomware Poses as Crypto-Malware Decryption Tool

19
Aug
2014

Unlike most crypto-malware ransomware announcing the encryption of the files on the computer and asking for a fee to unlock them, the new ZeroLocker claims to be a decryption tool that can rescue the data locked by a different threat, if a license of the program is purchased.This is just a small variation of the ransomware model adopted by the cybercriminals, but the endgame is always the same: the victim has to pay a fee for getting the data decrypted.Security researchers from Webroot analyze…

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