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Pay Ransom Or Infect Others!
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Nanireko
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Nanireko,
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12/14/2016 | 9:39:33 AM
Popcorn Time
If you infect your friends, they can infect you too later + if all start to massively infect others, ransomware authors will have to close their business and plenty of people will demand free decryption keys.
Crypt0L0cker
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Crypt0L0cker,
User Rank: Strategist
12/13/2016 | 3:24:21 AM
Re: Popcorn Time ransomware
I have really big doubts that they are Syrian students. Looks like the next step of social engineering - make a victim to sympathize the crooks.
jjcouch
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jjcouch,
User Rank: Author
12/12/2016 | 10:32:18 AM
And it continues...
Unfortunately, I think these evolutionary changes to ransomware will continue until a more thorough preventitive solution can be developed. I'd be interested to read more on their infection method: whether by phishing or drive-by downloads or other.


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