Scarab-Turkish Virus is a Turkish variant of the Scarab ransomware family. It uses an improved encryption engine in order to encrypt sensitive user data. Read our complete Scarab-Turkish Virus removal guide to learn more about it.
Scarab-Turkish Virus – Distribution Ways
The Scarab-Turkish variant of the Scarab ransomware family is being distributed against users using the common tactics we have already seen in previous iterations.
One of the main methods is the use of email SPAM messages wherein the users receive messages that appear to be sent by legitimate companies. By utilizing social engineering tactics the criminals use hijacked elements from famous companies or services that are used to construct fake password reminders, notifications or login pages. When the users interact with them they may either directly download the Scarab-Turkish virus sample or redirect them to a page that contains a link to it.
A related is the creation of fake download sites — they represent fake copies of well-known Internet portals or download pages. They are constructed in a similar manner and along with the email messages (Read more...)
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