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Princess Locker Ransomware

A new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) has been discovered by SenseCy and Michael Gillespie. Despite the innocent name, the Princess Locker ransomware will encrypt your data, then demand a ransom of 3 bitcoins, or approximately $1800 USD. Once the victim has been infected, the Princess Locker will start to encrypt the host computer's files, and then append [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:53:35+00:00October 1st, 2016|Categories: Ransomware|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Miner-C Malware Infects Seagate Central NAS Devices

Malware researchers from security firm Sophos have analyzed a new strain of malware detected as Mal/Miner-C that was designed to abuse resources of the infected machine to mine Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency. The experts discovered that the new malware leverages network-attached storage (NAS) devices as attack vector. The authors of Mal/Miner-C used the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:53:55+00:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Malware, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is Bitcoin?

If you've been on the internet much during 2014, you've probably heard the term Bitcoin floating around. What is Bitcoin? In case you're wondering, it is a form of online currency that can be used to purchase goods and without any serial number, there's no real way of tracing it back to a buyer or [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:48+00:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: Internet|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment