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HDDcryptor ransomware

Has anyone heard or faced an issue getting encrypted by this? According to TrendMicro, it infects as a Ransom_HDDCryptor.A and as the name implies encrypts the HDD and the ransom demand etc.

Here is a link I found from TrendMicro:

TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogBkSoD by Ransomware: HDDCryptor Uses Commercial Tools to Encrypt...

Any inputs on how to stop/avoid this will be welcome.



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Re: HDDcryptor ransomware

Hi you can use VirusScan Access control or EP 10.2 DAC to avoid

  • connection on port 80 from PEs running in %temp% folders ,
  • execution of DLLs from %temp%  
  • Execution of scripts (ej : JS, WFS, bat)
  • creation of DLL in a %temp% folder
  • from your email server anti-spam solution block attachments with scripts files... 
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