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.
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.
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.
BTC ransomware – is a typical ransomware, which corrupts user’s files and documents and after asks money for “cure”. Mainly, BTC ransomware infects personal computers via e-mail attachments.
Kangaroo ransomware – is a common ransomware, that infects computers via e-mail attachments. As many ransomware it uses AES encryption algorithm to encrypt user’s documents and files, also it renames files and adds “.crypted_file” file extension.
Troldesh ransomware – is another malware with popular monetizing scheme. After appearing on computer, Troldesh begin to encrypt files and documents by using special encrypt algorithm.
Crysis ransomware – is a typical malicious crypto-software, which after infection starts to encrypt user’s documents and files (especially media and text files).
Cerber ransomware – is a typical crypto-ransomware, that encrypts users documents and files by using AES encryption algorithm. What happens if Cerber infects user’s PC? It starts encryption