CryptoLocker is a virus, Trojan, or malware on one code that attempts to seek money from computer users. This kind or computer infection can be considered as ransomware. However, it will not lock the computer and demands for payment to obtain the unlock code.
Computer virus are harmful programs that can convey through various methods and usually using Internet connection and compromised files. Most computer viruses can be detected by security programs like Anti-virus and Anti-malware. However, there are still some that can conceal their presence by exploiting vulnerabilities on the operating system.
“The Computer is Locked by Internet Service Provider” is one malware from the class of ransomware. Cyber crook that made this scam pretend to be from authority, FBI in particular, to threaten computer users. They believe that doing this way is somehow easier to collect money from victims.
Ongoing discussions about the real traits of “You steal music I lock your PC” BIOS malware can be found on various security web sites and forums. Some says that this is another part of ransomware that attacks a computer in order to gain monetary values. Other states that the appearance of “You steal music I …