Barack Obama’s Virus Ransomware

After Trump Ransomware was released on 2016, now there is a new Ransomware that been named under a famous name which now is Barack Obama’s Ransomware. The function of this new ransomware is that it will encrypted only .EXE files for Windows Operating System. 

The example of the Barack Obama’s Ransomware can be seen as below:

Barack Obama’s Ransomware (Source:

This Ransomware is firstly been found by MalwareHunterTeam where they tweet it at their twitter via the link mentioned here

What made this ransomware different than previous ransomware is that it encrypted all .EXE files under Windows Folders while previous ransomware is trying to avoid the encrypted all .EXE files under Windows Folder. 

Another thing that this Ransomware can be doing to your computer is that it can kill all the process that related to your installed antivirus such as Kaspersky, McAfree and other rising antivirus. 

Source: Barack Obama’s Blackmail Virus Ransomware Only Encrypts .EXE Files

Author: Wan Ariff

He brings with him working experience in Information Security filed which specializing in Penetration Testing and Digital Forensic. His passion is more to IT Security

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