Source: DeathRansom Ransomware Can Actually Encrypt Files Now. DeathRansom ransomware was first reported in November 2019 but it was considered a joke until recently. According to cyber-security firm Fortinet, DeathRansom is now capable of encrypting files using a solid encryption scheme.
Previously, DeathRansom could only pretend to be ransomware without actually encrypting any users’ files. The initial versions would only add a file extension to all of the user’s files and send a ransom note demanding ransom money.
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