CryptoLuck Ransomware Emerges

A new ransomware family spotted for the first time recently is already being distributed via an exploit kit (EK). Dubbed CryptoLuck, the new ransomware variant was discovered by "Kafeine", a Proofpoint researcher and maintainer of the Malware don't need Coffee blog. Noteworthy about the malware is that it abuses the legitimate GoogleUpdate.exe executable and leverages DLL hijacking to infect computers, in addition to asking for a 2.1 Bitcoin (around $1,500) ransom to be...

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