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New encryption ransomware offers file decryption trial

2014/11/15

Softpedia - (International) Researchers at Webroot identified a new piece of encryption ransomware dubbed CoinVault that encrypts victims' files using AES-256 encryption, demands a ransom, and offers a free trial of the decryption performed if a ransom is paid.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/New-Encryption-Ransomware-Offers-File-Decryption-Trial-465027.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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