Cryptolocker cost thousands of people millions of dollars before antivirus software finally began to eliminate the number of attacks. Weeks after Cryptolocker began to lose a grip on the digital threat world, Cryptowall hit the streets.
If you didn’t get to meet Cryptolocker proper, consider yourself lucky; the only thing you could do was completely delete the encrypted files on your computer or pay an outlandish fee of $300 to have the host hackers unlock them for you. Cryptolocker took no hostages; even backup files and partitions did not stop the virus from encrypting your files, business and personal ones alike. Read More