Ransomware Virus Goes Ultra-Tech With RSA-330 Bit Encryption
This new Ransomware spreading wide and far in Russia, named GpCode.af, goes a step ahead and employs a 330 bit encryption algorithm from RSA to wreck havoc for infected users! Security experts at MicroWorld Technologies inform that Ransomware named GpCode.af, spreads primarily via spammed emails written in Russian, hence the infection is by and large confined only to the former communist nation so far.
The mail posing to come from a UK marketing firm trying to setup shops in various cities of Russia, asks users to download an MS Word file to complete a job application process. Now, a job offer is an irresistible deal for many, in a nation where the economy is limping, while the jobs are shrinking. For sure, the smart Social Engineering ploy from the
» Security Pronews - 13-06-2006