Dangerous malicious code destroys all data larger than 200 megabytes

We have all the important things on our computer today, we pay through it, it is full of personal data, which is water on the mill for the unprepared. This is why antivirus protection is a mandatory part of your computer’s software. With the right protection, you will definitely browse the web more carefree. Although the dangers are also becoming more advanced and always one step ahead of time, it is important to protect ourselves from malicious code.

MalwareHunterTeam’s security experts have recently proven that we are constantly threatened. Namely, they discovered a new malicious activity called Onyx online, which will get on the nerves of many users. The operation of the malicious code is consistent with all extortion codes. The latter first takes care of the transfer of data to a remote server, encrypts them and demands payment of a ransom from the user. Otherwise, his data could even end up on the World Wide Web.

In addition, malicious Onyx code is stored on data larger than 200 megabytes. It actually overwrites the contents of random data files, which means that its contents are lost forever. For this reason, it is important that you do not open files or click on links sent to you by strangers. In addition, make sure you regularly create security files, update your operating system and software, and always have up-to-date and active antivirus protection.


Source: Računalništvo, telefonija – Računalniške novice by racunalniske-novice.com.

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