The ransomware PCLock started out as a rather simplistic Cryptolocker copycat, but has since evolved significantly with many variants and more advanced encryption methods.
A new variant to the PClock ransomware has emerged that targets a large number of file extensions. The locked files can be retrieved by using Emsisoft’s decryption tool.
A new variant of the widespread ransomware, Cryptolocker encrypts game files including saves and DLC. Several popular game titles are affected and the usual Cryptolocker remedies do not provide an easy solution making this ransomware a serious threat.
Over the past few days Emsisoft’s malware research team has received numerous reports of a new file encrypting ransomware strain. This new family of ransomware is commonly referred to as CryptoLocker or Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A. Like all file encrypting ransomware (also known as crypto malware) the goal of the attacker is to encrypt important files on the […]