Termite virus is a recently discovered ransomware which contains code taken from various popular hacker weapons. It uses a strong cipher to process user data according to a built-in list of target file types, they are renamed with the .aaaaaa extension. Our removal guide shows how computer victims can identify and remove active infections.
Termite Virus – Distribution Ways
The Termite virus has been spotted in a limited test campaign. It appears that the current attacks appear to target computers users worldwide. The criminals can use various techniques in order to maximize the number of infected hosts.
A popular method is to coordinate SPAM email campaigns containing various social engineering tactics. They are designed to appear as legitimate notifications such as password reminders, software update messages and etc. The associated Termite virus files can be directly attached or linked in the body contents.
Another technique is the use of download portals that imitate the legitimate vendor download sites and popular Internet portals.
Together with the emails these two methods are the primary methods for spreading (Read more...)
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