There are different types of malware, and the most malicious one is ransomware. What is ransomware and why people don’t like it. Well, such programs scan PC and then start to encrypt found documents and files.
Unlock92 – is a malicious software, which uses e-mail attachments and free download programs for infecting personal computers. After infecting PC, Unlock92 starts to encrypt files and documents using RSA-2048 encrypting algorithm.
MIRCOP ransomware – is a common ransomware, which is developed by cyber crooks. As many ransomware, it encrypts most files and documents using special encrypting method, renaming those files and adding .lock to name as file extension.
Aesir – is a malicious software, which is created for encrypting users documents and files (mainly media files). Developers infect personal computers via e-mail attachments. After infecting, Aesir start encrypting process using AES encrypting algorithm.
CryptoWall 4.0 – is a new version of a well-known CryptoWall ransomware, which encrypts many users documents and files. After encrypting process user may notice that most of his/her files are renamed and have another file extension, so user can’t recognize and use files.
CryptFile2 – is a ransomware, which is spread via e-mail attachments. Those e-mail contain messages, which provoke user to open attached files. After this mistake, application starts encrypting process.
JohnyCryptor – is a sneaky malicious software, which may appear at users PC via e-mail attachments. What is malicious in its actions? Read everything about JohnyCrypt in our Guide.
Crypt0L0cker – is a malicious software, which may damage users data. How is it possible? Crypt0L0cker is classified as ransomware, such programs encrypt many documents and files on computer by using special encrypting algorithm.
HappyLocker ransomware – is a typical ransomware, which encrypts user documents and files (especially media files) by using special encrypting algorithm. While encrypting files, HappyLocker also renames them and adds file extension .happy.