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Thread: Fake Drive Failure

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    Titanium Member efc's Avatar
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    Sep 2002
    North Central Arkansas

    Fake Drive Failure

    Malware has surfaced that simulates a hard drive failure. Some files are moved to a temporary location, making them disappear. It also sets registry to ignore some software icons. The user will likely interpret these events as a drive failure. This is all done to sell software to recover the lost days.

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    Security Intelligence TZ Veteran cash_site's Avatar
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    Jul 2002
    Software Paradise
    I hear this type of Ransomware is on the rise!

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