The FoxRansom Virus is a ransomware strain of the Hidden Tear family targeting primarily Hungarian-speaking computer users. The captured samples carry the initial infection commands, we presume that further updates to it may include newer components and additional instructions. Refer to our in-depth article for a technical analysis and full removal instructions.
FoxRansom Virus – Distribution Ways
The FoxRansom virus is a newly discovered ransomware threat, the first infections were reported last week in a targeted attack. It appears that the first wave of infections are directed against Hungarian-speaking users.
Due to the low number of captured samples the analysis does not reveal which is the main infection technique. One of the primary ways is to send out SPAM email messages that usually containing phishing elements. They are images and text taken from popular Internet services that are placed in the message contents. They coerce the users into interacting with malicious elements which can essentially leads to the infection. The dangerous files can be either linked or attached directly.
The hackers can also make use (Read more...)
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