New Wiper Malware impersonates security researchers as prank

Lawrence Abrams reports:

A malware distributor has decided to play a nasty prank by locking victim’s computers before they can start Windows and then blaming the infection on two well-known and respected security researchers.


When locked out, the PC will display a message stating that they were infected by Vitali Kremez and MalwareHunterTeam, who are both well-known malware and security researchers and have nothing to do with this malware.

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