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Windows 7: CryptoLocker creeps lure victims with fake Adobe, Microsoft activation

04 Jan 2014   #1
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CryptoLocker creeps lure victims with fake Adobe, Microsoft activation

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Miscreants have brewed up a variant of the infamous CryptoLocker ransomware that uses worm-like features to spread across removable drives.

The recently discovered CRILOCK-A variant can spread more easily than previous forms of CryptoLocker. The latest nasty is also notable because it comes under previously unseen guises - such as fake Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office software activators that have been seeded on P2P sites, a security blog post from Trend Micro warns.
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04 Jan 2014   #2
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I'm going to have to say it another time.

P2P strikes again.
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