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Simplocker changes attack vectors


Softpedia - (International) Researchers from ESET and Kaspersky found that several variants of the Simplocker ransomware were developed and that some attackers are using a trojan downloader known as Android/TrojanDownloader.FakeApp to attempt to infect victims. The ransomware is currently most prevalent in Ukraine and Russia and demands ransoms in those countries' currencies.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:38