Ransomware is (Still) Here – Cryptowall 4

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Cryptowall, the now-infamous encryption malware that locks files for ransom, has been updated.  Known as Cryptowall 4, the ransomware infects Windows machines, encrypts files, and demands users cough up crypto-cash to unlock their documents. The new variant, thought to have been developed by Russian hackers, emakes it even harder to crack the files by scrambling file names.  While Cryptowall remains … Read More