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. 

Asterope Locker virus

September 17th, 2014
What is Asterope Locker virus? Asterope Locker virus is a dangerous ransomware, which is used for stealing people's money. It can't be spread around without a trojan, so you may also find this virus labeled as a trojan horse. However, no matter which category you include this virus to, it acts the same..... More...

Vanilla Reload virus

September 15th, 2014
What is Vanilla Reload virus? Vanilla Reload virus is a dangerous ransomware that is closely related to legitimate and well-known online payment system called Vanilla Reload. This service can be used for making online purchases and payments without a credit card. We believe that this feature was the one that made cyber... More...

Cryptographic Locker virus

September 4th, 2014
What is Cryptographic Locker? Cryptographic Locker virus is a newest version of cyber threats that are assigned to 'ransomwares'. These threats are extremely dangerous because they are capable of hijacking computers and then encrypting specific files after scanning the system. In addition, Cryptographic Locker virus starts showing a huge notification that asks... More...

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... virus

June 9th, 2014 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...
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