Security researchers are warning of a new Hitler-themed ransomware designed to crash victims’ PCs or computers, and then delete all files after just one hour if its creator isn't paid. The Ransomware removes the extension for all of the files under various directories or folders, display a lock screen, and then show a one hour countdown as shown in the lock screen below. After that hour it will crash the victim's computer, and on reboot, delete all of the files under the user’s profile. Ransomware is a type of malicious software or malware designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid
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While it’s running, the ransomware will be on the lookout for any processes with the names taskmgr, utilman, sethc, or cmd – apparently terminating them if detected. The ransomware kill those processes because they are tools that can be used to shut it down.
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