New ransomware poses as games and software to trick you into downloading it


Potent new ransomware appears to be written by experienced cyber criminals and displays some of the same abilities as some of the most powerful families around.

A new form of ransomware is infecting users around the world by disguising itself as applications or games and tricking victims into downloading and launching it on their PC.

Anatova ransomware first emerged on January 1 this year and the new code behind it suggests that the cyber criminals distributing it are experienced malware developers.

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