Russian media website hackers extortion for bitcoin to pay the ransom
According to foreign media reports, recently several influential Russian media have password virus attacks, including: IAInterfax, Fontanka news agency.
The Russian local time on October 24th, the Russian media “IAInterfax” has been hacked, the organization has already stopped all related work, according to the IAInterfax staff said the site suffered from a man named BadRabbit (angry rabbit) hacker attacks.
According to Russian media reports News.mail.ru, each BadRabbit attack computer need to pay 0.05 coins for ransom, you can pay via TOR browser to the.Onion website, if the account has not received the ransom, was infected with the virus in the computer information will be destroyed.
IAInterfax security departments trying to shut down its infected infrastructure, this work is crucial for editing IAInterfax. But the virus is not all of the work process, IAInterfax company also, hackers will be selected according to what standard object of attack, is not clear.
At present, in addition to IAInterfax, have been encrypted virus attacks, Fontanka news agency also received from the BadRabbit attack, the attack site has been stopped.