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Analysts spot 'Critolock,' ransomware claims to be CryptoLocker

2014/09/17

SC Magazine - (International) Researchers at Trend Micro identified a new piece of ransomware known as Troj_Critolock.A or Critolock that infects devices and encrypts users' data and demands a ransom. The malware purports to be the CryptoLocker ransomware but contains several differences including its use of the Rijndael symmetric-key algorithm.

Source: http://www.scmagazine.com/analysts-spot-critolock-ransomware-claims-to-be-cryptolocker/article/372182/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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