"Crypto Ransomware" CTB-Locker (Critroni.A) on the rise

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"Crypto Ransomware" CTB-Locker (Critroni.A) on the rise
Botnet Critroni
Malware
Botnet/malware group
Exploit kits
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Feature
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Target
Origin
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Operation/Working group
Vulnerability
CCProtocol
Date 2014 / 2014-07-18
Editor/Conference Kafeine
Link http://malware.dontneedcoffee.com/2014/07/ctb-locker.html (Archive copy)
Author Kafeine
Type Blogpost

Abstract

Advertised since middle of june on Underground, CTB-Locker (Curve-Tor-Bitcoin Locker) is flagged Critroni.A by Microsoft. It seems at second half of june it was mainly used against russians, now it seems more widely used.

Bibtex

 @misc{Kafeine2014BFR1403,
   editor = {Kafeine},
   author = {Kafeine},
   title = {"Crypto Ransomware" CTB-Locker (Critroni.A) on the rise},
   date = {18},
   month = Jul,
   year = {2014},
   howpublished = {\url{http://malware.dontneedcoffee.com/2014/07/ctb-locker.html}},
 }