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CryptoWall 3.0 Ransom Virus

Infection and installation

CryptoWall is being distributed via spam campaigns with email attachments designed to entice the receiver to open them. We have seen the following attachment names:

  • VOICE<random numbers>.scr
  • IncomingFax<random numbers>.exe
  • fax<random numbers>.scr/exe
  • fax-id<random numbers>.exe/scr
  • info_<random numbers>.pdf.exe
  • document-<random numbers>.scr/exe
  • Complaint_IRS_id-<random numbers>.scr/exe
  • Invoice<random numbers>.scr/exe

The attachment is usually contained within a zip archive. Opening and running this file will launch the malware. An example of spam email messages is shown below: