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Ransomware now corrupts QuickBooks data (12-9-2016)

Ransomware now corrupts QuickBooks data (12-9-2016)

Here at Frankenstein we have noticed a major uptick in the amount of ransomware infections.  Ransomware, such as ‘Cryptowall’, is a particularly dangerous type of infection because the virus corrupts all Office documents (Word files, Excel files, etc.) and therefor even after the infection is removed, these files are simply inaccessible. Just like all technology […]

What is CryptoWall?

CryptoWall is a file-encrypting ransomware program, released this past April,that targets all versions of Windows including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. This program is very similar to the CryptoDefense ransomware, in that CryptoWall’s decryption service is almost identical to the one for CryptoDefense. When you are first infected with CryptoWall, it […]