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CryptoLocker and other Ransomware

What is CryptoLocker? As a little background, CryptoLocker is a ransomware trojan that targets computers running Microsoft Windows.  It is typically propagated as an attachment to a seemingly innocuous e-mail message, which appears to have been sent by a legitimate company.  There is a ZIP file often disguised with a PDF icon.  The payload then encrypts […]