Explore the latest news and trends  

Keep yourself up to date with one of the following options:

  • Explore more news around Spam/Phishing, Malware/Cyber-attacks and Antivirus
  • Receive news and special offers from SPAMfighter directly in your inbox.
  • Get free tips and tricks from our blog and improve your security when surfing the net.

New Encryptor Gpcode Variant Demands Ransom for Decryption

Kaspersky Lab, the provider of Internet Threat Management solutions designed to protect computers against all kinds of malware, said that it discovered a variant of Gpcode emcryptor virus called Virus.Win32.Gpcode.ak. Kaspersky Lab issued a signature for the variant on June 4, 2008, as reported by marketwire on June 5, 2008.

According to Kaspersky Lab, the latest variant of Gpcode that has been detected after nearly one and a half years, is a severe threat unlike previously because this time, the malware is employing powerful encryption that till now it has challenged attempts to decrypt it, as reported by NETWORKWORLD on June 5, 2008.

However, Kaspersky's Security Analysts, who have been able to break through th...

ยป SPAMfighter News - 20-06-2008

3 simple steps to update drivers on your Windows PCSlow PC? Optimize your Slow PC with SLOW-PCfighter!Email Cluttered with Spam? Free Spam Filter!

Exchange Anti Spam Filter
Go back to previous page