And another new version of ransomware – Jigsaw

New ransomware variant Jigsaw deletes files as it waits for payment “A new ransomware program dubbed Jigsaw encrypts users’ files and then begins to progressively delete them until the victim pays the equivalent of $150 in Bitcoin cryptocurrency,” Computerworld reports. Discovered by BleepingComputer.com and disclosed in a blog post, Jigsaw “deletes one file after the first hour has…

Ransomware virus is alive and unwell

A new version of ransomware called “locky” has become active.The end result hasn’t changed – all your document files etc will be encrypted and you must pay a ransom to”buy” the encryption key to recover them. Backup regularly!! This has been, is now, and will be in the future the best, cheapest way to recover…