back to article Locky locks down

Ransomware scum have deployed PGP to block researchers. Authors of the hugely prolific and as-yet unbroken Locky ransomware are using Pretty Good Privacy encryption to stop white hats peering into the communications traffic between victims and fleecers. It means statistics on the number of infections will be harder to clean …

  1. Locky

    I'm really sorry

    You know when you get an idea, and you just have to try it out...

  2. Richy Freeway

    Worth mentioning that this particular ransomware will scan your network for shares and encrypt anything it finds.

    I think this is the first to do this, all the previous ones would only encrypt mapped network shares.

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