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Syrk ransomware ID screen

We took a deep dive into the insidious Syrk ransomware strain that targets young Fortnite players to deliver a debilitating encryption payload complete with Cryptolocker anti-monitoring and self-defense capabilities. Learn how this threat to your system works and how Acronis can help you overcome it to keep your files safe.

A new ransomware variant avoided detection by being spread through a spear phishing email campaign as an obfuscated PowerShell script. Many traditional anti-malware solutions are not ready for the next generation of ransomware attacks. Acronis, however, has been very successful.