Shit ransomware or .shit extension is the new Locky malware variant that will lock your files and ask you to pay to unlock them. It appears to be related with the new Locky virus, “.shit” extension will be appended. Locky is now following the steps of cerber ransomware and almost every month we report something new from both developers.
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DIGITALKEY@163.com.xtbl ransomware is part of CrySiS Ransomware variants. Since CrySiS was first reported in February, it was not widely spread, however not long after, many new varians were detected. All reported variants of CrySiS will encrypt user data, appending .xtbl extension. The main difference between CrySiS variants is that will have different emails.
Cerber ransomware what appears to be one of the best ever developed as of this time malware is yet again with a new variant. Since first discovered at beginning of 2016 Cerber was one of most widespread ransomware along with few more like locky. Cerber ransomware was attacking victims over the past few months.
Odin ransomware or .odin extension is the new Locky malware variant that will lock your files and ask you to pay to unlock them. It appears to be related with the new Locky virus, “.odin” extension will be appended. In middle of February 2016 Locky was first discovered and since then it was one of the biggest ransomware campaigns of the year.
FenixLocker ransomware is the most dangerous type of malware, which will encrypt user data. Encrypted files will be locked and victims will no longer able to access them. A private RSA key will be generated and supposedly stored into developers command and control server. This key will be the one to unlock files, however FenixLocker developers.
HDDCryptor or HDD Cryptor Ransomware, also know as Mamba virus is new computer’s MBR (Master Boot Record) locker. Once computer system is infected with HDDCryptor, MBR (Master Boot Record) will be rewrited and boot sectors locked. Victims will no longer able to access infected PC. The behaviour of this virus is similar to both Petya and Satana ransomware.
Atom ransomware, once before know as a Shark project has a new brand. The Shark ransomware project first came across in July 2016 as an affiliate platform. Now the new Atom affiliate program, offers some improvements to anyone who wants to get involved cyber-crime business. A new name or brand can mean only one thing.
Crypt0 Ransomware is a new Detox variant discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. The name of the ransomware is based on the ransom extension “_crypt0”. As any ransomware Crypt0 will encrypt victim’s files using AES. Locked files will no longer able to open and “_crypt0” will be added before the extension of the files. If user wants to unlock them.
NoobCrypt Ransomware was discovered by security researcher Jakub Kroustek. What seems to be the case with this ransomware is that developer is low skilled (noob) and dubbed this virus NoobCrypt. The weakness of this ransomware allowed Jakub to reveal the password and provided it to victims to unlock files.
LockLock Ransomware recently spotted to infect users with chinese IPs. So far victims are only from China, however judging by the ransom note this virus may start spreading worldwide. Ransomware is powerful malware (malicious software) virus that executes cryptography attack using variety of encryption algorithms.