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Citadel Malware Continues to Deliver Reveton Ransomware in Attempts to Extort Money

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November 30, 2012
Cybercrime
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“A new extortion technique is being deployed by cyber-criminals using the Citadel malware platform to deliver Reveton ransomware. The latest version of the ransomware uses the name of the Internet Crime Complaint Center to frighten victims into sending money to the perpetrators. In addition to instilling a fear of prosecution, this version of the malware also claims that the user’s computer activity is being recorded using audio, video, and other devices.”

Source:Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) | Citadel Malware Continues to Deliver Reveton Ransomware in Attempts to Extort Money