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#1 TheJoker

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Posted 29 February 2016 - 11:34 PM

A new malicious program that encrypts files on Web servers has affected at least 100 websites over the past few weeks, signaling a new trend in ransomware development.

The program, which is written in PHP, is called CTB-Locker, a name also used by one of the most widespread ransomware programs for Windows computers. It's not clear though if there's a relationship between this new Web-based ransomware and the Windows version.

 

Read the full article about this new malware that encrypts web sites here:

http://www.pcworld.c...0-websites.html

 

 

 

 


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