Disaster as CryptoWall encrypts US firm's entire server installation

    Date24 Oct 2014
    CategoryCryptography
    2969
    Posted ByAlex
    "Here is a tale of ransomware that will make your blood run cold," announced Stu Sjouwerman of security training firm KnowBe4 in a company newsletter this week and he wasn't exaggerating. One of his firm's customers contacted him on 14 October for advice on how to buy Bitcoins after all seven of its servers containing 75GB of data had been encrypted by a recent variant of the hated CryptoWall ransom Trojan.
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