Archive | May 3, 2016

Crypto payment options expanding

Two news ransomware products have been released, the first called TrueCrypter,encrypts your data using AES-256 encryption and then demands either .2 bitcoins or $115 USD in Amazon gift cards. The second called Alpha Ransomware encrypts your data with AES-256 encryption and then demands $400 USD in the iTunes Gift Cards.

This is another sign of how common Ransomware is becoming. As more people are infected it is effecting users who lack the knowledge to obtain Bitcoins and more payment methods are needed.