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. 

'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...

Nymaim

April 10th, 2014
Nymaim is a very dangerous ransomware virus that can do anything to swindle your money. In most of the cases, it pretends to be a legitimate message from some governmental institution. This virus is related to Cryptolocker, FBI virus and many other threats that hail from Ukash virus family. If Nymaim infects your computer, you... More...

CryptoDefense

March 20th, 2014
CryptoDefense (also known as HOW_DECRYPT.txt) is a very dangerous cyber infection, which belongs to ransomware category. The most important thing about this virus is that it can encrypt all your text files, videos, office documents and similar data. According to experts, CryptoDefense is still incapable to affect Macs but it... More...

Bundesamt für sicherheit in der informationstechnik virus

March 17th, 2014
Bundesamt für sicherheit in der informationstechnik virus is considered to be a ransomware-type virus. This virus is closely related to Ukash virus family. Apart from its German name, Bundesamt für sicherheit in der informationstechnik viruss is circulating all over the world in different languages. When system is infected with this... More...

Cryptolocker

March 17th, 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...

Mynetcop.net virus

February 18th, 2014
Mynetcop.net is a malicious website, which can block all web browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and disable all websites. As soon as it does that, this domain starts showing a huge notification that is based on a malicious javascript, so you won’t be able to close it.... More...

CryptorBit virus

February 17th, 2014
CryptorBit virus is a dangerous ransomware program, which can easily affect all Windows versions. As soon as it enters computer, this cyber threat looks for specific files and encrypts them. In addition, it starts displaying a huge pop-up notification, which gives step-by-step instructions on how a victim can decrypt his/hers... More...

Council of Europe virus

February 9th, 2014
Council of Europe virus is an extremely dangerous ransomware, which has started spreading around in the beginning of February, 2014. It seems that this virus is spread with a help of a new Trojan horse, which was named by some security vendors as Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Linkup. As soon as this trojan horse... More...

Atentie! Browser Dvs este blocat

January 22nd, 2014
'Atentie! Browser Dvs este blocat' is a totally misleading message, which seeks to make people give their money away. For that, it reports about various online crimes and asks to pay a fine of 300 RON. If you see this warning message on your computer's screen, be sure that it doesn't... More...

Huomio! Selaimesi on lukittu

January 22nd, 2014
'Huomio! Selaimesi on lukittu' is a browser-based ransomware, which is actively spread on the Internet right now. As soon as it shows up on computer's desktop, it starts blocking it down and covers it with a fake notification. Similarly to previously-released ransomwares, such as Poliisi virus or Poliisihallituksen virus, this... More...
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