According to theguardian The Transmission site offers the open source software that was infected with the ransomware called KeRanger malware, it's programmed to encrypt files on an infected personal computer then the hackers will asks users to pay ransoms. Is that possible for windows and linux users to be affected by KeRanger after using Transmission client?


No, but it's hard to say this because it's a new kind of ransomware.

Ransomware isn't currently spreading to other computers, it only stays on the infected computer.

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