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TeslaCrypt ransomware encrypts files of over 20 games

2015/03/13

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers at Bromium discovered that crypto-ransomware dubbed TeslaCrypt has targeted a total of 185 extensions in over 20 popular games with drive-by attacks through Adobe Flash Player and Internet Explorer exploits dropped by the Angler exploit kit. The malware apparently attempts to pass as the more infamous CryptoLocker, but researchers stated that the two variants only share 8 percent similarity.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/TeslaCrypt-Ransomware-Encrypts-Files-of-Over-20-Games-475738.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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