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Windows 7: New ransomware attack blocks Internet access

30 Nov 2009   #1
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 
New ransomware attack blocks Internet access

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Pinner, Greater London arrived from rootsecure.net on "Security-Shell: Microsoft Technet Vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting"
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan arrived on "Security-Shell"
Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen arrived from rootsecure.net on "Security-Shell: Microsoft Technet Vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting"

WHAT That;s where I live

Vulnerable page: TechNet Script Center GalleryXSS





For redirect poc check: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com

More............Security-Shell: Microsoft Technet Vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting


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30 Nov 2009   #2
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Thanks for the post. I just got off the phone with my brother who recived a ransom email, about his wife and she opened it!?? Had to walk then through checking and cleaning thier systems. Fabe
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30 Nov 2009   #3
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Ransomware is unbelievable when someone gets hit with it. It's "extortion" at it's finest. (malicious code inserted)

"The perpetrator encrypts a victim's personal private information (or private corporate information) and demands money to decrypt it."
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01 Dec 2009   #4
Carbonyl

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

I'm confused. This post seems to indicate that Technet is vulnerable to XSS attacks, but I don't see anything about ransomware? Are the XSS injects being used to distribute a new kind of malware/ransomeware? The links seems a little fishy, so I didn't click them.
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