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New Ransomware version storming the planet. It comes as a normal Word document:

 

 

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When you try to open the document you will be asked to update the Word Fields. Even if you have your Macro settings disabled, you will still get this message:

 

 

Do not click the Yes button because there is code hidden to encrypt your files:

 

 


New RansomSaver version available ! Includes all latest RansomWare variations.
Also includes a fix for handling .rar and .7z attachments.

When you get this pop up window in your Outlook, please click the “Yes” button to start the update.

 

 

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Click the “OK button to download files from our web site.
If your Outllook does not automatically exit, please close it yourself.

 

Start the setup process to update RansomSaver.

 

 

 

 


.Rev files are RAR recovery files and can be opened by WinRar. When you do reconstruct the file, a new .rar file contains a ransomware.

 


We came across with a new extension that carries Ransomware: .xz
It’s a compressed file similar to .zip and .rar and can be opened by 7zip
However our WinZip and WinRar versions were not able to open it.

This is how it looks like:

Ace compressed files were popular around 2000. They can still be opened my modern decompress software. Inside this file there is an executable file
ready to encrypt your files and ask for ransom. Don’t open it. Our software will safely move this email under ‘RansomSaver’ folder in ‘Deleted Items’.


A new version is under way.

New suspicious attachment ( .dzip ) found and removed by RansomSaver:

 

 

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We are not sure if most users will be able to open it and get infected, but we believe it's better to be safe than sorry.

Two new types of Microsoft Office Ransomware found and removed.
If you try to save the attachments on your hard disk, Kaspersky blocks them as : Trojan Downloader Agent.

 

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