Ministry of Higher Education warns against “Sodinokibi” virus- Document


Algeria – The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research warns against a virus named “SODINOKIBI” that targets the computer networks of state institutions, indicates, this Saturday, August 17, Ennahar Online.

The Directorate of Networks and Information Systems and University Communication warned universities against a “ransom” virus, “” SODINOKIBI “that encrypts all files of the hacked device, where it changes the name of the files and their contents. These hacked files can only be opened by paying a ransom via Bitcoin virtual currency.

In a public statement, the MERS urged Internet users to avoid downloading suspicious and unidentified links.


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