The new malware lock your device’s files and ask you for a ransom, one bitcoin, approximately £280.

If you are already infected by this malware, follow this :

download the updated Transmission version 2.92 from the official website, which will automatically remove the malware file.


Macbook and iMac owners have been warned about new ‘ransomware’ software that locks them out of their files until they pay almost £300.

KeRanger, a malware infecting the usually virus-resistant brand, lies dormant for three days before locking off files from the computer user and demanding a ransom for them to be unlocked.

Users are being charged one bitcoin – worth approximately £280 – to receive control of the files again.

Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks are claiming that KeRanger is the “first fully functional ransomware seen on the OS X platform”.