Virus Alert Posts

TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 Ransomware is Here – and It’s NASTY!

On March 31st, 2016, posted in: Security Threats, Virus Alert by Comments Off on TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 Ransomware is Here – and It’s NASTY!

According to Cisco security researches, all ransomware, (specifically TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 ransomware) has become the black plague of the internet. Over the last few years, we have covered Cryptolocker, CryptoWall 2.0, and CryptoWall 4.0 on our blog – and unfortunately, this ransomware is the most advanced yet. How TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 Spreads TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 is a nasty new..

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CryptoWall 2.0 Ransomware Virus: What Businesses Need to Know

On October 23rd, 2014, posted in: Security Threats, Virus Alert by Comments Off on CryptoWall 2.0 Ransomware Virus: What Businesses Need to Know

A dangerous new computer virus has resurfaced, leaving millions of people vulnerable. It’s called Cryptowall 2.0 and it’s spreading rapidly. To date, more than 830,000 victims worldwide have been infected with the malware. According to security researchers at Dell SecureWorks, this is a 25% increase since August when there were 625,000 victims. This malware has..

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CryptoLocker Virus Ransomware: What You Need to Know

On November 7th, 2013, posted in: Virus Alert by Comments Off on CryptoLocker Virus Ransomware: What You Need to Know

There’s a new virus running rampant on the internet known as CryptoLocker ransomware. The CryptoLocker worm spreads through drive-by downloads, as attachments or as fake emails disguised as a legitimate message, for instance FedEx and UPS tracking notifications. This virus is referred to as ‘ransomware’ because once your computer is infected, a notice pops up..

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