Zepto ransomware is a fraudulent malware that is also known as a successor of Locky encryption virus. As in cases with other ransomware, Zepto installs stealthily and then makes a fraud by hijacking users data and transforming it with an encryption code that needs a unique for every victim key.
Ransomware developers don’t tread water and try to make their products more complicated and adaptive. So, as well as others the creators of CryptXXX improve their malware. The new version of CryptXXX is now called Microsoft Decryptor and has a bunch of peculiarities that differ it from previous editions, however the core features remained the same. Microsoft decrypt still aims for certain files avoiding the crucial for system operation directories and encrypts them with RSA-4096 code. Afterwards, the ransomware displays the note explaining what has happened and how to cancel the drastic consequences of the ransomware presence.
The status of cybersecurity now is so that almost every day a new ransomware is released. Anonpop Fake Ransomware is one of the newest threats terrorizing users by the means of hijacking valuable data. After it detects the files of most common formats and encrypts them, it displays the demand.
Apocalypse encryption virus is one of the representatives of ransomware threats. And thus the malicious program operates in the same manner as other ransomware applications do. Just after it manages to crawl into a system, it detects the files of the most popular formats and encrypts them with a strong code. After this procedure the files become inaccessible and a user gets a notification that blocks the screen.
7ev3n ransomware and its newest version 7ev3n-HONE$T continue to envenom life of their numerous victims all over the world. The threat operates as a typical ransomware with a few peculiarities and changes that were brought by the new release of the malware. When landed on a system, 7ev3n ransomware searches for the files of certain extensions - these are multimedia and document files, which it later encrypts with a unique code.
Zeta ransomware is yet another encryption virus that appeared at a time when a this type of hazard became extremely widespread. Among all malware threats ransomware is probably the most dangerous one, as it targets for the data stored on a system and makes it unreachable until a victim pays the ransom. Under this category may fall personal media files, important documents and other data that users usually put more value on.
JohnyCryptor is yet another ransomware that has appeared recently. It was given its name after the email address that victims are given to contact the schemers. The appendix with the same address is added to the names of encrypted files. Though the ransomware is very much alike other threats of this type, it still has some peculiarities.
During recent years there is a splash of ransomware threats appearing, cyber criminals choose this type of hazard due to profits it brings. One of the newly created ransomware threats is CryptXXX encryption virus which operates on the basis and is aimed to take over your data to redeem it for money. And realizing the earning power of their product, the creators of CryptXXX don’t peddle, they demand about $500 from each victim.
If you’ve encountered a message that blocks the desktop and states that your files were encrypted with RSA-4096 code, then you system is infected with a ransomware known as TeslaCrypt. The type of threat specializes on hijacking files and encrypting them so that they become inaccessible until a user either manages to remove RSA-4096 danger or pays the ransom.
Kovter is a dangerous money-extorting malware that belongs to the group of ransomware viruses. It was first recorded in May, 2014 and since then the threat has spread through the globe and infected thousands of computers. Kovter operates in the same manners as its forerunners - it overtakes a system and demands money for its restitution. Lately Kovter, however, exploited the disguise of governmental accusation. It blocked the screen with the notification of user’s law breaching and stated that there was a fine for the crimes.