Two hackers going by the name of 'gyx' and 'Porphyry' (admin of maldev.net hacking forum) are advertizing a new ramsomware malware tool-kit called "Prison Locker" on various hacking forums with tutorials.
- The malware is able to detect Virtual Machine, Sandbox mode, and debugging environments.
- It will also disable Windows key & Escape key to prevent unwanted user actions.
- Also can kill taskmgr.exe, regedit.exe, cmd.exe, explorer.exe, and msconfig.exe processes to prevent unwanted user actions.
- Malware can startup in both regular boot mode and safe boot under HKCU.
He has also mentioned in an advertising post, that tool-kit will be available soon for the sale on various hacking forums and markets at just $100. If you don’t take proper precautions, you may lose the information stored on your computer.
The people who are calling themselves Cyber Security Researchers whose work is to protect others from such threats are now self participating in the Cyber Crimes just for the monetary purpose. As mentioned earlier that the NSA is spying over Non-American people i.e. Foreigners.
But now it’s the high time to think that what about the cyber criminals who are operating from the USA, could be the mastermind behind major Bitcoins thefts, banking Trojans, exploit kits, Cryptolocker.. Serious threats?