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Open Source-Based Ransomware Targets Fortnite Players

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Open Source-Based Ransomware Targets Fortnite Players

A new ransomware family specifically targeting users of the Fortnite game is based on the open source Hidden-Cry malware, Cyren’s security researchers have discovered.

Dubbed Syrk, the newly discovered ransomware is attempting to monetize on the popularity of the game by masquerading as a game hack tool for Fortnite. Once executed, the malware starts encrypting files on the victim’s machine, appending the .Syrk extension to them...
Open Source-Based Ransomware Targets Fortnite Players