Hitler Ransomware Deletes Users Files

It appears to be a test variant, judging by the comments in the embedded batch file and because it doesn’t actually encrypt any files.

By Phil Muncaster

Security researchers are warning of new Hitler-themed ransomware designed to crash victims’ PCs and then delete all files after just one hour if its author isn’t paid.

First discovered by AVG malware analyst, Jakub Kroustek, the new variant requires users to merely enter a cash code for a €25 Vodafone Card as ransom.

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Source: http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/

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