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Now Cerber ransomware wants to steal your Bitcoin wallets and passwords too

One of the worst types of ransomware has become even nastier, adding the ability to steal Bitcoin wallets and password information from you in addition to encrypting your files and demanding a ransom payment in order to get them back.

Now Cerber ransomware wants to steal your Bitcoin wallets and passwords too

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Thieves steal Petya ransomware then use it for free
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2017, 10:12:05 PM »
Thieves steal Petya ransomware then use it for free
14 March 2017, 8:57 pm



Crooks are stealing code from the purveyors of Petya ransomware and using it to extort money from innocent victims, stiffing the creators of the malware out of the cut they are supposed to get.

Rather than following the rules of licensing Petya, another criminal group is stealing and modifying the ransomware so they can use it without paying, according to the SecureList blog by researchers at Kaspersky Lab.

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