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Old 11-10-2015, 03:40 AM   #1
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LXer: New encryption ransomware targets Linux systems

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The antivirus software company Doctor Web has issued an alert about a new form of crypto-ransomware that targets users of Linux-based operating systems. Designated as "Linux.Encoder.1" by the company, the malware largely targets Web servers, encrypting their contents and demanding a ransom of one Bitcoin (currently about $500).



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