Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#442 TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 - Tales From The Crypt(o)!
Ransomware is malicious software that is designed to hold users' files (such as photos, documents, and music) for ransom by encrypting their contents and demanding the user pay a fee to decrypt their files. Typically, users are exposed to ransomware via email phishing campaigns and exploit kits. TeslaCrypt is one well-known ransomware variant, infecting many victims worldwide. It is in the top 5 of ransomware we see most often in our analysis systems. The core functionality of TeslaCrypt 3 remains the same as it continues to encrypt users’ files and then presents a message demanding the user to pay a ransom.
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#442 TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 - Tales From The Crypt(o)!
#441 An iCloud scam that may be worse than ransomware
#440 Spammers abusing trust in US .gov domains
#439 Once thought safe, DDR4 memory shown to be vulnerable to “Rowhammer”
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