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CoronaVirus ransomware: Hackers infect your online life

A new ransomware called CoronaVirus has been distributed through a fake website which pretends to promote its system optimization software WiseCleaner.

With growing fears and concern over the coronavirus epidemic (Corovavirus -COVID-19), an intruder has launched a campaign to distribute a cocktail malware which consists of CoronaVirus Ransomware and Kpot Trojan.

CoronaVirus Ransomware

This new ransomware was discovered by MalwareHunterTeam and after further checking at the source of the file, it was determined how the malware plans to distribute the ransomware and possible indications that it may in fact be a wiper.

CoronaVirus Ransomware was spread through the fake WiseCleaner website.

To distribute the malware, the intruders created a website that mimics the legitimate website of WiseCleaner.com.

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