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Russian computers attacked by virus-encoder Bad Rabbit

Virus the Trojan has blocked the websites of several Russian media. The evening of October 24 were not working sites «Interfax» and «Fontanka».

About the new wave of the epidemic cryptographers announced «Kaspersky Lab». This time the virus name Bad Rabbit, at least, experts say, the name is written on the page on the darknet, which its creators refer their victims to clarify the details.

For the decryption of files the criminals demand 0.05 BTC, equivalent to about $ 283.

The BBC website quotes the experts of Group-IB, who believe that the Bad Rabbit is not like a virus-coders Forex and WannaCry, which blocked tens of thousands of computers worldwide in the spring and summer of this year.

Specialist company ESET Jiri Kropac in his Twitter wrote that the Trojan spreads through fake updates for Adobe Flash.

In «Kaspersky Lab» believe that it is a targeted attack on the corporate network in Russia. While a small number of computers were also infected in Ukraine, Turkey and Germany.

Russian computers attacked by virus-encoder Bad Rabbit 25.10.2017

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