Posts tagged CryptMix

CryptMix, a combination of CryptXXX and CryptoWall, targets Windows OS and is distributed via phishing emails and drive-by downloads. Once installed, it proceeds to encrypt 862 file types and change their extension to .CODE. CryptMix initially demands a ransom payment of 5 Bitcoins but doubles the amount if the ransom is not paid within a set time period.

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