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Cryptowall 3.0: an evolution twist

Kaspersky Lab’s regular reports on threat dynamics and trends are called “IT Threat Evolution” not just for catchy word’s sake. IT threats are improving well in accordance with the laws of evolution – i.e. “natural selection”.

CryptoLocker is Bad News

Ransomware in general is not exactly the nastiest malware out there, but a new variant – called CryptoLocker – is particularly worrisome because it actually does what most ransomware merely