Is tape dead?

Steven Hirsch snhirsch at
Tue Sep 15 12:20:45 CDT 2015

On Tue, 15 Sep 2015, Fred Cisin wrote:

> Ever heard of CRYPTOWALL ?  I think that I got it from looking at PDFs on the 
> web while doing some research.  It's a trojan, not a virus.  It runs in the 
> background encrypting files.  Then it pops up a message demanding 500 euros 
> for the key!

Out of curiousity, were you running any sort of protective software (e.g. 
Symantec, Kaspersky, etc.)?


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