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We wrote about the ransomware trojan (aka BKA Trojan) and its new methods of blackmailing people to pay: claim in the name of an official institution that the user did something illegal, like storing children pornography pictures on his computer. The new variant of the BKA trojan attempts to blackmail the owners of infected computers […]

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The so called “BKA Trojan” (BKA stands for German Federal Criminal Police) malware which is also known as the Ransom trojan in other countries, has found a more convincing way to fool computer users to pay. Now, together with other eight possible misdeeds,  the user is accused of hosting and distributing child pornography materials from his computer. […]

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Here’s an interesting twist of the Reveton/FBI/police ransomware that has been plaguing internet users lately.In this example, the malware that locks you out of your data, and demands ?100 be paid via Ukash to gain access back to your files, claims to be from the Anonymous hacktivist group.Part of the message reads: We are Anonymous. […]

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