A week after WannaCry induced
A bunch of hackers spoiled several travelers’ trip to the Alps last week when the group used ransomware to attempt to lock guests of the Romantik Seehotel Jägerwir luxury hotel out of their rooms by hijacking the central key management system. According to English-language European news outlet The Local, people staying at the Austrian hotel couldn’t use their key cards to enter their rooms; it was also not possible to program new key cards. The establishment’s reservation system and the cash desk system were also taken down by the hackers. All that for a ransom of just 1,500 EUR ($ 1,605) in Bitcoin. The…
Ransomware, a type of malware that holds your computer hostage until you pay a certain amount of money, seems to be getting more popular since it
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Angler is a type of exploit toolkit that installs malicious files on your computer. In this case, the Angler kit is infecting computers with CryptXXX, a ransomware that encrypts users’ files, offering to unlock them for a fee.