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Two Weeks To Prepare For ‘Powerful’ Virus Strike-Back, UK Govt Warns – 2 June 2014

RT logoThe UK’s National Crime Agency sent out a global warning for users to take prompt action before hackers seize their computers back. It comes after the FBI, NCA, and Europol disrupted one of the most powerful viruses that steal personal and financial data.

The warning relates to a strain of malware known as Cryptolocker, which works together with another malware, Gameover Zeus (also known as GOZeus or P2PZeus).

GOZeus is usually downloaded by unsuspecting users in what is known as a phishing attack, often in the form of an email which looks legitimate, but which is in fact designed to trick someone into downloading malicious software.

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