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atomic email studio trial and ransomware?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by flockameyers, May 2, 2017.

  1. flockameyers

    flockameyers Newbie

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    Recently set up a fresh Windows 8 VPS and installed the Atomic Email Studio trial (downloaded from official atompark website). After a few days I log into my VPS and notice all my files are encrypted and there is a notepad file on the desktop that tells how to pay to unlock my files.

    The only software I installed on this fresh VPS was Firefox and Atomic Email Studio trial.

    Not saying it's 100% Atomic Email Studio but all fingers point to that. Only other posibilities to install ransomware on the box would be a rouge employee at the vps provider or a hacker who did it through some type of exploit remotely? (doubt that)

    Anyone else experience this or know anything about it? Reason I'm asking is I was actually planning on buying the software but it seems the creators of Atomic Email Studio have wrapped in some type of ransomeware that activates after a certain amount of time of using the trial without purchasing.
     
  2. arc323

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    flockameyers Newbie

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    I got another vps on the same C class running the same OS and nothing is wrong with it ... hmmmmm
     
  4. Geth_Prime

    Geth_Prime Junior Member

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    Me thinks it's your VPS is infected.

    On other note, I'm running Atomic Sender on my main pc. Is that safe?
     
  5. JasonS

    JasonS Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I was personally promoting AtomPark products in the past, but guys behind these products started to play shady tactics with buyers and promoters. So, I just stopped promoting them because I was started to receive 2/3 complain emails each week from the guys which were bought it through my channel. Also they've cheated many affiliates as well including me when I told them to improve their support and sort out the buyers issues. They just blocked my affiliate in response. I'd suggest everyone to stay away from them.
     
  6. Geth_Prime

    Geth_Prime Junior Member

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    What are the complains? I was about to buy them