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Russian crypto-malware encrypts files completely

2015/06/03

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers at Check Point discovered that a new piece of ransomware called Troldesh, also known as Encoder.858 and Shade, applies full encryption to files it processes and offers a way to contact the ransomware operators in an effort to maximize profits and guarantee payment.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Russian-Crypto-Malware-Encrypts-Files-Completely-483175.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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