KeRanger Mac Ransomware (Transmission 2.90)

Great analysis of the trojan here: http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2016/03/new-os-x-ransomware-keranger-infected-transmission-bittorrent-client-installer/
Business Insider article about this video: http://www.businessinsider.com/what-its-like-to-be-infected-with-keranger-ransomware-for-os-xmacs-2016-3
Cause somebody is gonna ask: http://j-walkispissed.bandcamp.com/album/assqu-ke

KeRanger is a file encrypting ransomware trojan hidden inside of a compromised copy of Transmission that runs on Mac OS X. As of the Sixth Day of March in the Year of our Lord two thousand and Sixteen there is not a free decryption tool for KeRanger encrypted files.

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Author: WITS Curators

Bo Washington is a Certified Computer Specialist and the owner and operator of Washington IT Solutions, a local Bartlesville computer repair company. He has been fixing computers since the late 90’s and has clocked up thousands of hours performing hardware upgrades, system builds, software installations, virus and spyware removal using the most up to date techniques and general computer services.

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