New malware destroys HDDs master boot record and causes infinite boot loop

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We’ve just posted the following news: New malware destroys HDDs master boot record and causes infinite boot loop[newsimage]http://static.myce.com//images_posts/2015/05/compromise-flow-wm-95x75.png[/newsimage]

It’s known malware developers perform all kinds of tricks to prevent analysis of their creation, but a new malware version goes further than before and destroys the Master Boot Record (MBR) of the HDD so the computer no longer starts.

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#2

Keep your windows7 installer handy for doing a “startup repair”


#3

[QUOTE=AllanDeGroot;2753603]Keep your windows7 installer handy for doing a “startup repair”[/QUOTE]

I have REcovery media I can use to restore and Acronis Backup Image that I can restore back to working condition without having to resort to complete reinstallation. That’s the smarter way to go to fix malware problems.