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Infections increasing with ransomware, Kovter


SC Magazine - (International) Researchers at Damballa reported that infections of the Kovter ransomware doubled during April. The Kovter ransomware attempts to blackmail users into paying a ransom and can generate false browser history content to support its scam.


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:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:17