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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1468 BkSoD by ransomware: HDDCryptor uses commercial tools to encrypt network shares and lock HDDs
While most ransomware we’ve seen only target specific file types or folders stored on local drives, removable media and network shares, we were able to uncover a ransomware family that does not discriminate: HDDCryptor. Detected as Ransom_HDDCRYPTOR.A, HDDCryptor not only targets resources in network shares such as drives, folders, files, printers, and serial ports via Server Message Block (SMB), but also locks the drive. Such a damaging routine makes this particular ransomware a very serious and credible threat not only to home users but also to enterprises.
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#1468 BkSoD by ransomware: HDDCryptor uses commercial tools to encrypt network shares and lock HDDs
#1467 Pay-to-click ad service hacked, 6.6M plaintext passwords dumped
#1466 Cisco patches critical WebEx meetings server vulnerability
#1465 Signal bug lets attackers tamper with encrypted messages—patch now
#1464 Neverquest trojan gets big summer update
#1463 Ransomware getting more targeted and expensive
#1462 DualToy Windows trojan attacks Android and iOS Devices
#1461 Google is giving you $200,000 to hack the Nexus 6P and 5X
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