Fake Ransomware Infection Spooks Website Owners
Starting this past Friday we have seen a number of websites showing a fake ransomware infection. Google search results for “FOR RESTORE SEND 0.1 BITCOIN” were sitting at 6 last week and increased to 291 at the time of writing this. Upon visiting their website webmasters have been met with an alarming message:
FOR RESTORE SEND 0.1 BITCOIN: 3BkiGYFh6QtjtNCPNNjGwszoqqCka2SDEc
(create file on site /unlock.txt with transaction key inside)
The warning indicated that the website was hit with a ransomware attack.