DotZeroCMD Virus Removal – Restore Affected Files

The DotZeroCMD virus is a newly discovered RaaS which can be launched by different hackers and criminal groups. Right now there is a worldwide ongoing attack. Read our article for more information about it.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with a strong encryption algorithm.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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DotZeroCMD Virus – Distribution Ways

The DotZeroCMD virus is being distributed by an unknown hacker individual or a criminal collective against computer users worldwide. According to the released reports it is set primarily against English-speaking users even though it is distributed all across the globe. Unlike most other threats it appears to be made specifically for 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows.

It uses the same delivery tactics as other malware. One of the main virus infection methods is to send out spam email messages that contain social engineering tricks. The criminals behind the DotZeroCMD virus coerce the targets into interacting with the malware element. They may opt to send out the files directly as file attachments or hyperlinks that are placed in the body contents. The usual way is to hijack well known Internet services and their contents. The messages are modeled after the sites themselves which is (Read more...)

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