CryptoLocker Creators Infected Nearly 250,000 Systems, Earned $300k Since September

    Date20 Dec 2013
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    New American presidents often are measured by what they accomplish in their first 100 days. By that yardstick, the crew behind the CryptoLocker ransomware have been a raging success. The unknown group of attackers have already infected between 200,000 and 250,000 systems worldwide and likely raked far greater than $30o,ooo in ransom to date, according to researchers at Dell SecureWorks CTU, who published a deep analysis on the malware this week.
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