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Crypto-malware steals email addresses and passwords, spreads itself

2014/08/27

Softpedia - (International) Avast researchers analyzed a new piece of ransomware that uses several freely available tools to infect users, encrypt files, and demand a ransom. The ransomware also steals email credentials to attempt to propagate itself and is currently targeting users in Russian-speaking countries.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Crypto-Malware-Steals-Email-and-Passwords-Spreads-Itself-456658.shtml

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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