Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cybersecurity analyst Saud Ahmed Ibrahim Ahmed explained how his company (Technical Support Secure Websites & Electronic Accounts) stopped a potential ransomware attack on the customer’s computer.
Known professionally as Saud Bin Ahmed, the entrepreneur from the United Arab Emirates, who runs technical support for secure websites and e-accounts, revealed how the team managed to defuse the malware.
Her business was challenged when a client approached her fearing she was falling into the trap of exploitation and extortion.
The UAE resident had opened a link on his computer and was surprised to find a page bearing the logo of a sovereign ministry of the country and the investigation department. Written under these official logos, he was warned that his device would be arrested for broadcasting harmful pornographic material contrary to state laws.
Ahmed said, “At the end of the page, he was informed that his device will be unlocked within 24 hours once he pays $100 to a specific receipt numbered bank account that appears on the screen.
“Within seven days, all violations would be addressed. But failing that, his device would be turned off again and a complaint would be filed against him with the possibility of further fines.”
Given these threat levels, the victim turned to secure websites and Ahmed’s tech support email accounts for help. The team discovered that one of the links on the computer was hiding malware.”
Ahmed added: “If such a malicious virus is inserted into a computer, its owner cannot use it at all, even if he acquiesces to the demands contained therein. Further investigation by my team allowed them to successfully deal with the malware. to perform an advanced formatting or deep cleaning of the computer.”
He warned: “One of the negative aspects of such a virus is that it completely disables the use of the computer. The danger of this virus is that it was designed by professionals.
“We have fixed the problem, and the security services are now monitoring this incident. Anyone who has received such a virus must inform the security authorities so that they can take the necessary measures.”
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