A harmful threat everyone should be aware of is RBN Encryptor, a dangerous Trojan horse infection which infiltrates PCs surreptitiously through bundled malware downloads and illicit websites making use of drive-by downloads, among others. .
As the RBN Encryptor infection infiltrates the PC, the Trojan, at times referred to as Trojan.Bootlock will infect the MBR (master boot record) and will patch the word 0-AA55 in the MBR to 0*AFBE. It will also go on to movie the first sector original master boot record to the fifth sector, and overwrite the first three sectors with a customised MBR embedded in the threat, which is even more dangerous and potentially harmful to the system.
This will result in the computer with an infected MBR as reporting the following:
“Your PC is blocked.
What remains of the utmost importance is that you never pay for this ransomware known as RBN Encryptor. Erase RBN Encryptor the moment its bogus security notifications start to spam you. Do this by investing in a powerful security application which can permanently eliminate RBN Encryptor, and protect your system against future attacks and threats.