Monday, May 30, 2005

Trojan holds PC files for ransom

"The program, once it installs itself unbeknown to a user, triggers the download of an encoder application which searches for common types of files on a computer and networked drives to encrypt.

"When a file is encrypted, usually for security and privacy purposes, it can only be decrypted with specific instructions."

Why can't someone create a nice computer virus?

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