February 3, 2016

Ransomware DMA Locker’s encryption may be weak, but its flaws are dangerous

According to cyberthreat security firm Malwarebytes in a blog post published yesterday, it is actually quite easy to undo DMA Locker’s encryption, but because its coding is so shoddy, the malware sometimes crashes before the victim ever receives a ransom demand. Consequently, users may find their computers inoperable without ever knowing that the ransomware is the culprit.

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