ALERT: This New Ransomware Steals Passwords Before Encrypting Files

By Swati Khandelwal
You should be very careful while visiting websites on the Internet because you could be hit by a new upgrade to the World’s worst Exploit Kit – Angler, which lets hackers develop and conduct their own drive-by attacks on visitors’ computers with relative ease.
Many poorly-secured websites are targeting Windows users with a new “Cocktail” of malware that steals users’ passwords before locking them out from their machines for ransom.
Yes, stealing Windows users’ passwords before encrypting their data and locking their PCs for ransom makes this upgrade to the Angler Exploit Kit nastier.