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