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Old 01-07-2017, 10:30 PM   #1
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LXer: KillDisk Ransomware Now Targets Linux, Prevents Boot-Up, Has Faulty Encryption

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Researchers have discovered a Linux variant of the KillDisk ransomware, which itself is a new addition to the KillDisk disk wiper malware family, previously used only to sabotage companies by randomly deleting data and altering files.



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