KillDisk Malware Targets Linux With £160,000 Ransom Demand

A new variation of the KillDisk malware has been discovered, which targets Linux machines and renders them unbootable after encrypting files and demanding a large ransom.

However, according to researchers , even if victims pay the 222 Bitcoin ransom – approximately £160,000 at the time of writing –…

Article Link: http://www.silicon.co.uk/security/killdisk-malware-linux-ransom-202684