Unconventional PureLocker ransomware attacking enterprise servers discovered by researchers

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The PureLocker ransomware appears to have links with a malware-as-a-service provider

Researchers at Intezer Labs and IBM X-Force have discovered an unconventional form of ransomware, which is written in PureBasic and being used to attack enterprise servers. Named PureLocker, thi...

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