Tag: CERT-In cautions against ransomware Akira’ attack


CERT-In cautions against ransomware Akira' attack The country's federal cybersecurity agency said, An Internet ransomware virus 'Akira' that steals vital personal information and encrypts data leading to extortion of money from people has been reported in cyberspace, in the latest advisory. This computer malware is targeting Windows and Linux-based systems. Akira is reportedly active in cyberspace. This group first steals the information, then encrypts data on their systems and conducts double extortion to force the victim into paying.