RegretLocker, new ransomware, can encrypt Windows virtual hard disks

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 20:20:42 +0000

Cybersecurity researchers discovered a new ransomware called RegretLocker that can quickly encrypt virtual had disks on Windows machines.

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Ransomware Victims That Pay Up Could Incur Steep Fines from Uncle Sam

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:36:19 +0000

Companies victimized by ransomware and firms that facilitate negotiations with ransomware extortionists could face steep fines from the U.S. federal government if the crooks who profit from the attack are already under economic sanctions, the Treasury Department warned today.

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Ransomware continues assault against cities and businesses

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:00:50 +0000

We take a look at the current chaos faced by local governments across the US, as ransomware continues to snap at its cities’ heels.

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Fileless malware: getting the lowdown on this insidious threat

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 16:48:35 +0000

In this series of articles, we provide an in-depth discussion of fileless malware and their related attacks. In part one, we cover a brief overview of the problems with and general features of fileless malware, laying the groundwork for technical analysis of various samples employing fileless and semi-fileless methods.

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SamSam ransomware: controlled distribution for an elusive malware

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:14:30 +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 18 – June 24)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:29:22 +0000

A roundup of security news from June 18 – 24 that includes the SamSam ransomware, DNS rebinding, a World Cup phishing campaign, and lots and lots of Android malware.

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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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SamSam ransomware: what you need to know

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 01 May 2018 15:54:54 +0000

We take a look at SamSam ransomware, the malware that messed with Atlanta, and tell you how it works and what you can do to combat it.

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