The OBLIVION virus is a newly discovered threat that uses the built-in ransomware engine to rename target sensitive files with the .OBLIVION extension. Our in-depth removal guide shows how victims can recover the data and remove the threat from their computers.
OBLIVION Virus – Distribution Ways
The Oblivion virus was discovered in a very limited attack campaign. At the moment it cannot be told which is the primary delivery method however we assume that the hacker or group behind it will use the most popular tactics.
One of the common methods is the use of email spam messages. They use social engineering tactics in order to coerce the targets into interacting with the dangerous element. The hackers typically take text and graphics from well known Internet sites and web services. Links to the malware strains can be embedded in the body contents, in other cases it can also be delivered directly as file attachments. The messages can also be used to deliver payloads. There are two popular types:
- Software Installers — The hackers can embed the Oblivion virus (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Martin Beltov. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/oblivion-virus-oblivion-extension-removal-instructions/