SamSam ransomware: controlled distribution for an elusive malware

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:30:53 +0000

SamSam ransomware is a unique malware for its explicit human interaction on selected targets and care to erase most of its tracks.

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A week in security (June 4 – June 10)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:02:13 +0000

A roundup of the security news from June 4 – June 10, including IoT botnets, government attacks, dodgy Wi-Fi, and more.

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Breed of MBR Infecting Ransomware – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Preksha Saxena| Date: Wed, 16 May 2018 11:27:25 +0000

Ransomware is becoming one of the most perilous cyberattack methods and also the most habitual techniques for cybercriminals to earn money. It appears to have new weapons in its arsenal over time which is invariably aimed to boost its strength and enhance its business. As encrypting the files and restricting…

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A week in security (April 30 – May 6)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 May 2018 17:18:15 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 30 – May 6, including Necurs malspam, Spartacus ransomware, Twitter passwords, and cybersecurity studies.

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Week in security (April 30 – May 6)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 May 2018 17:18:15 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 30 – May 6, including Necurs malspam, Spartacus ransomware, Twitter passwords, and cybersecurity studies.

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An analysis of the Dharma ransomware outbreak by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Wed, 02 May 2018 10:27:50 +0000

On April 25, 2018, Quick Heal Security Labs issued an advisory on a new ransomware outbreak. We are observing a sudden spike of Dharma Ransomware. Even though Dharma ransomware is old, we observed its new variant which is encrypting files and appending the “.arrow” extension to it. Previously the encrypted…

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