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PostPosted: Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:25 am    Post subject: Trojan Cryzip extorts decryption fee Reply with quote

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A Trojan making the rounds encrypts victims' files and demands a $300 payment to have them decrypted and unlocked...This so-called "ransomware" Trojan, dubbed Cryzip, is the second of its type to emerge in the past 10 months...the appearance within a year of two encryption Trojans may indicate they are part an emerging trend in malicious software...

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