Posts with the Ukash tag

 
 

Ukash is a dangerous group of ransomwares that are closely connected to Trojan.Winlock. These cyber threats tend to disable their target computers and hack the desktop so that the system seems to be physically shut off. As a result, victim becomes incapable to run any program installed on his/hers PC and sees only a huge alert, allegedly displayed by a local police unit or reputable department. The main aim of releasing Ukash ransomwares is the money, so alert, which is displayed by this program, tries to create an image that user has violated various laws and now has to pay a fine through Ukash or Paysafecard prepayment system. However, official institutions don't act like that. Ukash is a serious cyber threat that sometimes can't even be eliminated without a help of an expert. 

SynoLocker virus

August 6th, 2014
What is SynoLocker virus? SynoLocker virus is a serious ransomware, which has ability to encrypt specific files that are kept on network-attached storage devices. Of course, after blocking connection to these files virus asks to pay a ransom of $350 and claims that it will decrypt these files. Just like Cryptowall virus and... More...

CTB Locker virus

July 29th, 2014
CTB Locker virus is the latest ransomware, which started attacking PC users in the middle of July, 2014. It is almost identical to Cryptowall virus,  Cryptolocker, Cryptorbit, etc. This is a very dangerous parasite that is used for encrypting specific data files and then making people pay for their decryption. In most... More...

CryptoWall virus

July 11th, 2014
CryptoWall is a very dangerous ransomware virus that was released by the same group of cyber criminals that is responsible for releasing such ransomwares as Cryptolocker, Cryptorbit, etc. If you are a Windows user, you should be especially careful because CryptoWall virus is capable of infecting all Windows versions. Right... More...

FBI virus

July 8th, 2014
FBI virus is a sneaky malware, which can get into its target computer undetected with a help of Trojan.LockScreen. As soon as it gets inside, this scamware presents itself as 'The FBI Federal Bureau Investigation' and shows an aggressively-designed alert. This alert claims that computer is blocked regarding to the Copyright and... More...

Rannoh virus

July 2nd, 2014
Rannoh virus (also known as Trojan.Rannoh) is a serious trojan horse, which seeks the only thing – make people pay the ransom that typically varies between $100 and $600. For that, this trojan blocks the system and encrypts all data that is kept on it. After blocking the connection to... More...

Svpeng virus

June 26th, 2014
Svpeng virus is a dangerous ransomware, which was redesigned in the middle of 2014. It was released about a year ago by Russian hackers that used this virus for stealing people's banking details. During that time, it acted as a trojan horse that helped scammers steal thousands of dollars by displaying fake... More...

Bakavers.in virus

June 9th, 2014
Bakavers.in is a term that identifies a dangerous virus, which is capable of locking computer’s screen with a huge message trying to make its owner pay a fake ransom. This threat is mostly categorized as ransomware and can easily hijack Windows, Mac and other OS. In most of the cases,... More...

Kovter ransomware

May 19th, 2014
Kovter ransomware is a seriously dangerous cyber infection, which showed up in middle of May, 2014. At the moment of writing, it has affected USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France, Italy and the Netherlands. As soon as it enters computer, it blocks it and initiates other activities that are expected to trick its... More...

Cryptolocker

April 24th, 2014
Cryptolocker is a dangerous ransomware, which was clearly released by the same group of cyber criminals that is responsible for releasing FBI virus, Police Central e-crime Unit virus, Department of Justice virus and many other threats. Just like previously mentioned viruses, Cryptolocker blocks down personal user's files and displays a... More...

'Policijos Departamentas Prie Vidaus Reikalų Ministerijos' virus

April 16th, 2014
'Policijos Departamentas Prie Vidaus Reikalų Ministerijos' virus (also known as 'Policijos Departamentas Prie Vidaus Reikalų Ministerijos - Lietuvos Kriminalinės Policijos Biuras - Informacinių Technologijų Valdyba' virus) is a dangerous cyber infection, which blocks computers and displays its fake alert about law violations. It is categorized as ransomware because it locks... More...
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