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Monthly Archives: May 2017

15 May 2017

Ransom.CryptXXX (WannaCry) – The New Crypto Locker Virus

On May 12, 2017, a new strain of the Ransom.CryptXXX (WannaCry) strain of ransomware began spreading widely impacting a large number of organisations, particularly in Europe. Wcry is demanding a ransom of $300 to $600 in Bitcoin to be paid by May 15, or, in the event that deadline is missed, a higher fee by May 19. The messages left on the screen say files will remain encrypted. You should also be extremely suspicious of all e-mails you receive, particularly those […]