Ransomeware Virus with Password

Neatorama seems to have broken the story (as far as I can tell) with a virus that encrypts your files and then holds them for ransom until you buy something at one of three pharmacies online.

Sneeky. But, the antivirus folks figured out that the password was within the virus itself. So, here it is:

Ransomeware Virus Password

[tags]ransomeware, virus, password, encrypted files, pharmacy[/tags]

Nate Ritter lives in the Pacific Northwest (U.S.), popularized the #hashtag and creates web applications for a living. He also does miles and point hacking to enable cheap travel for his family. More here →

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