Threat actors release Troldesh decryption keys

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 17:08:32 +0000

On GitHub a user called shade-team released hundreds of thousands of Troldesh decryption keys. Can victims of the ransomware safely use them to decrypt their files?

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Labs quarterly report finds ransomware’s gone rampant against businesses

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0000

This quarter, we noticed one threat dominating the landscape so much it deserved its own hard look. Ransomware is back in a big way, targeting businesses with brute force.

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Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report finds businesses hit with 235 percent more threats in Q1

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:01:32 +0000

The Labs team discovered that businesses are being targeted with 235 percent more threats than the previous year. Download the report and find out which threats are revving up, and which are dying out.

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A week in security (March 4 – 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:47:27 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 4–11, including a Chrome zero-day, Labs’ data privacy report, news from RSA, and more.

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Spotlight on Troldesh ransomware, aka ‘Shade’

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Troldesh is ransomware that relies heavily on user interaction. Nevertheless, a recent spike in detections shows it’s been successful against businesses in the first few months of 2019.

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Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:06:53 +0000

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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Ransomware: a declining nuisance or an evolving menace?

Credit to Author: msft-mmpc| Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:56:15 +0000

The volume of ransomware encounters is on a downward trend. Are we seeing the beginning of the end of this vicious threat? Unfortunately, a look at the attack vectors, the number of unique families released into the wild, and the improvements in malware code reveals otherwise. Ransomware was arguably the biggest security story of 2016….

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