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MindLost Ransomware Is a Piece of Junk That Wants to Collect Credit Card Details

January 31st, 2018  By Catalin Cimpanu

 

Security researchers have discovered a new strain of ransomware that encrypts users files and redirects users to an online page to pay the ransom via credit/debit card.

 

The ransomware is not under active distribution and appears to be still under development. First samples were spotted by security researcher MalwareHunter going back to January 15.

 

The ransomware identifies itself as MindLost, but Microsoft detects it as Paggalangrypt.

 

MindLost ransom note

 

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