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ThreatConnect Shares Incident Information for a new CryptXXX Ransomware Trojan

CryptXXX Ransomware Trojan

We have developed TIPpers, which are incidents the ThreatConnect Research team flags for your awareness, so your organization can take decisive action.

TIPper:  New CryptXXX

This incident involves a new CryptXXX Ransomware trojan. After encrypting the victim's files, it displays a note with Tor URLs that lead to a ransom website looking for Bitcoin.  It is recommended that backups are verified as running and up-to-date to reduce potential damage from this attack.

For additional details, current ThreatConnect users can access this incident by selecting this LINK or search for incident "20160511B" in the ThreatConnect Platform.

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