Free tool protects against fast spreading ransomware Crypto Locker

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A recently discovered malware, Crypto Locker, which encrypts all your personal files and let’s you pay a ransom to decrypt them again can be easily stopped with a free tool.

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Whoa, this is a pretty ugly malware

[QUOTE=ivanzeta;2708644]Whoa, this is a pretty ugly malware[/QUOTE]

Nasty indeed and a very unwelcome development on the ransomware front. :iagree:

[B]Wombler[/B]

At first, I thought CryptPrevent was a great idea, trouble is, it’s usefulness is severely hampered by the amount of legitimate software which also uses those location for the unpack/install.

If you use prevent, just remember it’s there when something fails to install!