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TorrentLocker has mainly targeted users from Europe, but has also infected users in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In total there have been almost 40,000 infected systems and more than 280 million documents have been encrypted. The authors behind TorrentLocker earned up to $585,401 in Bitcoins from the 570 known infected systems for which the ransom was paid.

You can also read a less technical blog post written by We Live Security’s Graham Cluley here:http://www.welivesecurity.com/2014/12/16/torrentlocker-racketeering-ransomware-disassembled-by-eset-experts/

Raphael Labaca Castro
Editor in Chief, We Live Security