Tag: Encryption

APT Group Targets Encryption Software Users

Users in the market for encryption software are generally astute when it comes to security. They’re unlikely to be duped by social engineering ploys. Ironically, this makes them valuable targets for cybercriminals. According to Kaspersky Lab...

HDDCryptor Ransomware Creams a PC’s Master Boot Records

Like the well-known Petya, the Mamba, or HDDCryptor family of ransomware, acts by holding a computer hostage. When it infects a PC, it encrypts data present on the machine as well as the computer’s master boot records, thus rendering the...