Reply to post: Re: Complacency

Ad-borne Cryptowall ransomware is set to claim FRESH VICTIMS


Re: Complacency

you do not need to click on Just been on the Page is enough to screw you and they can be Prime website that have mass of traffic

the ads are loaded with scripts that are setup to cycle until they hit the one that makes the browser run an exploit in the browser and run the code that runs cryptolocker or alike (lucky all the ones i removed was the scareware versions that all they did was set all the files to system+hidden, cryptolocker actually encrypts the files so pay or lose your files if you never backed up and most do not)

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