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.
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...)
*** 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-poisonfang-virus-restore-encrypted-files/