back to article Cryptolocker 3.0 scum bounce victims over Invisible net

Cryptowall 3.0 uses Tor and its little sister I2P to carry chatter between victims and controllers keeping it away from researchers and law enforcement, French anti-malware crusaders say. Researchers Kafeine (@Kafeine) and Horgh (@Horgh_RCE) have released a technical analysis on the malware identified by Microsoft late last …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Q: What the hell does Cryptowall/Cryptolocker have to do with Silk Road Reloaded?

    A: Both the malware and the potential Silk Road replacement... send packets over the World Wide Web!!!

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    software needed

    Someone needs to come up with a folder monitor that if x number of files are modified within x minutes then the computer is either rebooted or somehow the process is killed or paused. Relying on AV and common sense may not be enough with these nasties.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: software needed

      Wouldn't work as then how would you officially encrypt a drive if your idea existed? How would any application do legit patches? etc.

  3. JayBS

    @ AC

    Good idea; let's hope someone is working on this right now.......

  4. emmanuel goldstein


    there was no "Silk Road Reloaded". there was "Black Market Reloaded" and there was "Silk Road 2".

    Also, AFAIK, they were all TOR based. not I2P.

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