View Full Version : Ransom Trojan

07-06-2006, 02:58 AM
A new Trojan that encrypts data files before demanding a ransom has been discovered, after a woman in the UK was locked out of files on her Windows PC.

Arhiveus-A (also known as MayAlert), demands that victims make purchases from one of three online drug stores in return for the password to unlock files.

here: http://www.techworld.com/Security/news/index.cfm?NewsID=6125&email