Nitroransomware demands gift codes as ransom payments


Researchers from BleepingComputer reported infections of a new singular ransomware dubbed NitroRansomware which demands a Discord Nitro gift code to the victims to decrypt their files.

Discord is a free VoIP, instant messaging and digital distribution platform designed for creating communities. Users communicate with voice calls, video calls, text messaging, media and files in private chats or as part of communities called “servers.” Servers are a collection of persistent chat rooms and voice chat channels.

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