All posts by Stephen Cookes

It’s Popcorn Time – New ransomware, decrypt your files by infecting other users.


A new ransomware is loose on the internet, but it comes with a twist – a ‘referral’ program that you most definitely want to avoid, or do you?

Similar in design to the infamous CryptoLocker, ‘Popcorn Time’ locks and encrypts your Windows files with AES-256 encryption, an incredibly strong encryption algorithm that is almost impossible to crack, unless you pay a ransom of one bitcoin ($780 USD at time of writing).… Read More