Crysis creeps: Our ransomware locks network drives and PCs. Bargain

Gap in ‘market’ exploited by miscreants.

By John Leyden

Cybercrooks have put together a new strain of ransomware that lifts corporate data as well as encrypting files on compromised computers.

Crysis grabs admin privileges, collects the victim computer’s name and some encrypted files before uploading them to a remote command and control server.

The ransomware encrypts files on both the compromised PC and accessible network drives.

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