Star Trek Themed Ransomware

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on Mar 29, 2017 12:49:35 PM
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A new ransomware variant named ‘Kirk’ after popular Star Trek character James. T. Kirk recently hit the cybersecurity scene. Like most forms of ransomware, Kirk Ransomware immediately starts encrypting a victim’s files once the malware has been installed. Besides the Star Trek theme, the most interesting characteristic of Kirk Ransomware is the currency demanded for the ransom payment, Monero.

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Topics: Cyber Threats, Ransomware, Star Trek, Kirk, Kirk Ransomware