Last week, the FBI released their IC3 2015 Internet Crime Report that provides a breakdown of Internet related criminal activity that was reported to them over the year. According to this report Business Email Compromise, Email Account Compromise, and Ransomware are the hot topics this year with huge losses shown in all 3 categories
CryptXXX has been updated to version 3.0 and Kaspersky's decryptor no longer works. Unfortunately, this upgrade also appears to have broken the malware developers own decryptor based on multiple reports from paid victims.
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Today, Mikko Hypponen discovered that the TeslaCrypt ransomware developers have changed the message on their last functioning TOR site. According to Mikko, as of a few hours ago a new message appeared on the TOR TeslaCrypt site that now recommends BloodDolly's TeslaDecoder application to decrypt your files.
The ransomware keep on coming! Since the last article we have had 6 new ransomware infections released, and to weight it out, 6 decryptors. Included in the new ransomware is one that is targeting Drupal web sites. By far, the biggest news, though, was the closing of TeslaCrypt and their release of the master decryption key.