CryptoWall 4.0 has been discovered being installed via the Nuclear Exploit kit. As an added twist, the malware payload is also being delivered as a NSIS installer that when executed installs the CryptoWall 4.0 ransomware.
A new file-encrypting ransomware has been floating around this past week called CryptInfinite or DecryptorMax. At first this ransomware looked secure, but with further analysis by Fabian Wosar, it was discovered that a decrypter could be made that would recover your files for free.
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The Chimera Ransomware uses a new technique for distributing decryption keys through a peer-to-peer messaging application called Bitmessage. This method provides a very easy method of pushing decryption keys out to the victim while staying anonymous behind the peer-to-peer network.
A new variant of TeslaCrypt has been released that utilizes the same .CCC extension for encrypted files, but now uses the _how_recover_