Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday March 14, 2015

New Ransomware Program Targets Gamers

Heads up gamers! It looks like the ransomware crew has moved on from the more prevalent business class victims and turned its combined attention towards experienced gamers for their steady illegal income. Bromium Researchers, the discoverers of the CryptoLocker ransomware variant, are presently looking into breaking the 2048-bit encryption code to gain use of game files without paying the ransom.

The malicious program encrypts game saves, maps, profiles, replays, modsآ—in other words, custom content that users would not be able to recover by simply reinstalling the game.