CyberCrime

Meet the latest member of the Locky family: Odin

Meet the latest member of the Locky family: Odin

10/13/2016 [UPDATE: 10/25/2016] - Towards the end of September, the makers of the infamous Locky ransomware have launched a new campaign to spread a new version of the crypto malware. The most obvious difference is the file extension: to identify encrypted personal files, it will be changed to *.odin. Otherwise it bears much resemblance with an earlier version which used the *.zepto file extension. Users of G DATA solutions are...

Author: Jaydee Valdez

Encryption Trojan Locky: What you need to know about the ransomware

Encryption Trojan Locky: What you need to know about the ransomware

02/25/2016 - In recent months and perhaps even years, there has hardly been a single computer malware strain that has been so prominent in media reports as the ransomware Locky. The reports of tens of thousands of computers being infected every day are unsettling. Many users are wondering what can be done about the daintily-named malware. Experts at G DATA SecurityLabs are providing an overview and tips for a...

Author: Sabrina Berkenkopf
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