VideoBytes: Ransomware gets wasted!

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 17:00:00 +0000

On today’s VideoBytes, we look at how ransomware is on the rise, attacking corporations with malware that not only encrypts files, but also steals it.

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Ransom from Home – How to close the cyber front door to remote working ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:27:25 +0000

Coronavirus has caused a major shift to our working patterns. In many cases these will long outlast the pandemic. But working from home has its own risks. One is that you may invite ransomware attacks from a new breed of cyber-criminal who has previously confined his efforts to directly targeting the corporate network. Why? Because…

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Threat spotlight: RobbinHood ransomware takes the driver’s seat

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:09:03 +0000

RobbinHood a is a ransomware family that specifically targets organizations using a vulnerable kernel driver to prepare systems for encryption. Learn how to protect against it.

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Threat spotlight: CrySIS, aka Dharma ransomware, causing a crisis for businesses

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:02:13 +0000

CrySIS, aka Dharma, is a ransomware family making waves over the last two months, often being used in targeted attacks through RDP access. What other tricks are up its sleeve?

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The real problem with ransomware

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:00:36 +0000

Ransomware is an extremely serious problem and it’s quickly getting worse. The primary impact of downtime for your company is not the ransom that is being demanded of you, but instead, the real cost of ransomware is the downtime it will cause.

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Keeping up with the Petyas: Demystifying the malware family

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:29:04 +0000

Last June 27, there was a huge outbreak of a Petya-esque malware with WannaCry-style infector in the Ukraine. Since there is still confusion about how exactly this malware is linked to the original Petya, we have prepared this small guide on the background of the Petya family.

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WannaDecrypt your files? The WannaCry solution, for some

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 20:11:28 +0000

A decryptor (Wanakiwi) that has been developed for WannaCry/WannaCrypt/wCrypt. There is a catch though, it only works for some operating systems.

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