Microsoft checks hundreds of millions of PCs for Tescrypt ransomware

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We’ve just posted the following news: Microsoft checks hundreds of millions of PCs for Tescrypt ransomware[newsimage]http://static.myce.com//images_posts/2015/10/myce-tescrypt-infection-october-2015-95x75.png[/newsimage]

To protect Windows users against ransomware, Microsoft has checked hundreds of millions computers for the Tescrypt ransomware.

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Despite that Microsoft detected fewer infections it nevertheless decided to add detection for the malware in its Malicious Software Removal TOol (MSRT), which is also capable of deleting the ransomware.
Regardless what MS does if people continue to load ransomware software from dark site it’s not to going stop. Once people stop doing this then ransomware would die a slow death. But knowing internet users habits they will always think something is free when it fact it is ransomware loaded.