Is your PC infected with Ransomware? Either pay the ransom amount to the attacker or spread the infection further to get the decryption keys.
Yes, this new technique has been employed by cyber criminals with the latest round of ransomware threat, dubbed Popcorn Time.
Initially discovered by MalwareHunterTeam, the new Popcorn Time Ransomware has been designed to give the victim’s a criminal way of getting a free decryption key for their encrypted files and folders.
Popcorn Time works similar to other popular ransomware threats, such as the Crysis Ransomware and TeslaCrypt, that encrypt various data stored on the infected computer and ask victims to pay a ransom amount to recover their data.
But to get their important files back, Popcorn Time gives victims option to pay a ransom to the cyber criminal or infect two other people and have them pay the ransom to get a free decryption key.