Petya Ransomware: a new approach to messing up your files

A new kind of ransomware has been noticed recently. It’s called Petya (according to Wikipedia this is a Bulgarian female given name or a Russian diminutive for the male given name Piotr). The Petya ransomware takes a whole new approach to messing up your computer. Unfortunately this new crypto takes …

How to remove CryptoLocker Ransomware

CryptoLocker is a file-encrypting ransomware, which will encrypt the personal documents found on victim’s computer using RSA-2048 key (AES CBC 256-bit encryption algorithm). CryptoLocker then displays a message which offers to decrypt the data if a payment of 2.2330749 BTC (bitcoins; around 499 USD) is made within 96 hours, otherwise …