March 28, 2016, 1:56 pm
in Free Tools , by Razvan Stoica

Bitdefender anti-malware researchers have released a new vaccine tool which can protect against known and possible future versions of the CTB-Locker, Locky and TeslaCrypt crypto ransomware families by exploiting flaws in their spreading methods.

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July 9, 2014, 3:11 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Bogdan Botezatu

In an ever-connected world, malware thrives and multiplies at an incredible rate. More than 200,000 samples are built, packed and pushed on the market daily. Few of these threats manage to cause widespread havoc and only a meager handful become … Continue reading

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November 13, 2013, 3:58 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

Bitdefender Labs researchers have reverse-engineered the Cryptolocker domain generation algorythm and sinkholed the relevant domains between October 27 and November 1.

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October 25, 2013, 3:31 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

Bitdefender antimalware researcher Octavian Minea explains the detailed inner workings of the Cryptolocker ransomware:

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