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Russian crypto-malware encrypts files completely


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.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:25