A new ransomware dubbed Jigsaw is holding PCs hostage. Named after the bad guy from the "Saw" franchise of horror movies, Jigsaw is a major threat as it doesn't encrypt data until users pay up. Far worse, it deletes data in an hourly cycle, until one coughs up and pays ransom. Users affected by Jigsaw still have get a free "blessing in disguise", in contrast to other ransomware there is a free decryption tool for Jigsaw, the link can be found below. People who do nothing, however, will experience Jigsaw delete files each hour. Should one decide to reboot, Jigsaw will even directly delete 1,000 files as punishment. After...
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04-15-2016, 07:05 AM #1
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Ransomware Jigsaw deletes data hourly until paid