Today, the Petya and Mischa Ransomware devs have made their Ransomware as a Service, or RaaS, open to the public. For the past few months, the Petya & Mischa RaaS has been been in testing with a limited amount of supposed high volume distributors. As of today, any would-be criminal can signup and become an official distributor.
The devs behind the Mischa and Petya ransomware have leaked approximately 3500 RSA decryption keys for the Chimera Ransomware. These keys are in hex format, but can be converted back to their normal format and used within a decryptor by a security company or professional.
A new World of Warcraft scam is being used that uses social engineering to try and trick victims into entering a special command. When a victim enters this command it would allow attackers to take control of victim's in-game WOW interface, make unauthorized trades, and find the victim's location anywhere in the game.
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Last week, TrendMicro blogged about a new ransomware family called CrypMIC that was impersonating CryptXXX. At first glance, CrypMIC looks so much like CryptXXX that when I thought it was a just a new CryptXX variant. In this article I have provided a side-by-side comparison of screens a victim may see so they can tell the difference
This week we have 3 new ransomware variants, 2 new ransomware infections, and 4 new ransomware decryptors. Stampado finally popped its head out of its hole, but was quickly squashed and a slew of new decryptors were released. Overall, a good week for the good guys.
For about a week since Stampado was discovered being sold on the darkweb for the cheap price of $39 USD, no samples were available. That changed today when two samples of Stampado appeared on VirusTotal. It is currently unknown if these samples are from a live distribution campaign or were submitted by the distributor/developer to te
On July 8th 2016, we received a 51 page opinion & order from the Judge regarding our Motion to Dismiss. Due to the very high standards required when deciding if a claim should be dismissed, only 1 out of 4 of Enigma's claims were dismissed. We are confident, though, that since we can now show the facts, we will ultimately win.
A new deal is available for 96% off the Ultimate CompTIA+ Certification Course Bundle. This prep course consists of 8 courses that prepare you for numerous CompTIA certification exams. Normally priced at $2,530.72, this deal has been discounted 96% to $79.
AVG has released a decryptor for the Bart Ransomware infection, which stores your files in password-protected zip files. Created by the same actors behind Dridex and Locky, Bart Ransomware will password protect a victim's data without communicating with a command & control server.
Version 52.0.2743.82 of Google Chrome was released today that contains 48 security fixes. Of those 48 fixes, 17 were highlighted as coming from external sources and being eligible for a bounty for their disclosure.
A decryptor has been released by ransomware expert BloodDolly that will can decrypt files encrypteby the ODCODC Ransomware. Though the Command & Control servers are no longer active, many ransomware victims do not pay the ransom and hold on to their encrypted files in the hope that a decryptor can be created.