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KER-CHING! CryptoWall ransomware scam rakes in $1 MEEELLION


The Register - (International) Dell SecureWorks researchers published an analysis of the CryptoWall ransomware and found that it continues to be the largest ransomware threat, extorting at least $1 million from victims. The researchers detected around 625,000 systems infected with the ransomware between mid-March and late August, encrypting over 5.25 billion files, among other findings.


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 10:21:31