CryptXXX Ransomware Decrypter Available for Download
Security Update : Today, Kaspersky Lab has released an updated version of the RannohDecryptor ransomware decryption toolkit that can also handle CryptXXX infections.
CryptXXX is one of the most recently discovered ransomware variants that have surfaced in the past week. The ransomware works just like any other piece of crypto-ransomware we’ve seen on the market in the last few months, but this is not the most dangerous detail about its mode of operation.
According to Proofpoint researchers, the ransomware is distributed by a well-oiled cyber-crime machine that has also distributed in the past malware such as the Reventon ransomware and the Bedep clickfraud malware.
Besides encrypting files, the ransomware also collects a lot of personal information from infected computers and even tries to steal Bitcoin from cryptocur… (read more)