KillDisk now targeting Linux: Demands $250K ransom, but can’t decrypt

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KillDisk now targeting Linux: Demands $250K ransom, but can’t decrypt

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ESET researchers have discovered a Linux variant of the KillDisk malware that was used in Ukraine in attacks against the country’s critical infrastructure in late 2015 and against a number of targets within its financial sector in December 2016. This new variant renders Linux machines unbootable, after encrypting files and requesting a large ransom. But even if victims do reach deep into their pockets, the probability that the attackers will decrypt the files is small.

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