The JungleSec virus is a new ransomware that has been discovered in a worldwide attack. The discovered infections have been found on Linux systems and using a strong cipher victim data is affected. The files are renamed with the [email protected] extension.
|Short Description||The ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system with the [email protected] extensions and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.|
|Symptoms||The ransomware will encrypt your files with a strong encryption algorithm.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments|
|Detection Tool||See If Your System Has Been Affected by JungleSec|
JungleSec Virus – Distribution Ways
The JungleSec Virus is a recently released ransomware threat that has been discovered in a small-size attack campaign. Due to the small number of captured samples the security analysts were not able to pinpoint the main delivery method.
A main delivery method is the use of email messages. The associated JungleSec virus files are either directly attached or hyperlinked in the body contents.
Using counterfeit download sites the criminals behind the JungleSec virus can use them to spread the files or any infected payloads. They can be application installers that are taken from their official vendor sites and modified to include the virus code. Another form of payload delivery incorporates document files. Using a similar technique the criminal controllers can infect text files, spreadsheets, presentations and databases. Once they are opened by (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/remove-junglesec-virus-restore-jungleanonymousspechcom-files/