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Windows trojan packs punch, downloads ransomware "Cribit."


SC Magazine - (International) Trend Micro researchers found that the Fareit trojan is being used to spread a ransomware known as Cribit that encrypts victims' files and demands a ransom in Bitcoins. The trojan has previously been used to download other malware such as Zeus.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:19:40