Remove PoisonFang Virus – Restore Encrypted Files

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The PoisonFang virus is a new ransomware that contains many advanced components that can cause widespread damage on the infected hosts. The security analysis shows that it bears no code from any of the other famous families. Our article shows how active infections can be removed and the data restored.

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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PoisonFang Virus – Distribution Ways

The PoisonFang virus is a newly released virus that probably originates from Israel. The ongoing hacker attacks use the most popular tactics in order to increase the number of infected users.

A main tactic is the use of email phishing messages — they utilize text, images and design elements taken from well-known companies or services. The associated virus files may be either attached directly or hyperlinked in the body contents. Along with the fake download sites that are created in a similar fashion the emails are the most widely used mechanisms for spreading infected payloads.

The first type is associated with infected documents in which the hackers embed code that launches the virus infection sequence. Once they are opened by the victims a notification message will be (Read more...)

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