Reinvented ransomware shifts from pwning PC to wrecking websites

‘CTB Locker’ targets WordPress, offers live chat to help victims pay up.
Darren Pauli
A new ransomware variant appears to be ripping through WordPress sites encrypting data and demanding a payment of half a bitcoin to release files.
The website variant of CTB Locker is encrypting all files on WordPress-powered sites and replacing the index.php with a file that displays instructions for paying the ransom.
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