TeslaCrypt 4.0 has been released with some minor modifications. These modifications include fixing a bug that corrupted files with sizes greater than 4GB, new ransom note names, and no longer appending an extension for encrypted files.
A new ransomware was released yesterday that was based off of the open-source EDA2 ransomware. This ransomware encrypt files using AES encryption, appends the Locked extension, and then demand .5 bitcoins to get tin the decryption key. What makes this story different is how this ransomware developer is such a pompous ass.
Today Adobe issued Security Bulletin APSB16-08, which is an Adobe Flash update that fixes 23 reported vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are all critical as they could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. Adobe is also aware of a report that an exploit CVE-2016-101 is being used in limited attacks.
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Today Microsoft, and Adobe all released security updates for security vulnerabilities in their products. Some of these vulnerabilities were labeled as Critical, which would allow an attacker to execute commands on the affected computer without the user's permission.
KeRanger is the first ransomware to actively target Mac OS X operating systems. This article will provide technical information about how KeRanger works, what files are created, and how to remove it from a Mac.
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The scourge of ransomware has finally come to OS X! Researchers at the security firm Palo Alto Networks have announced that version 2.90 of the Transmission bittorrent client for Mac OS X has been adulterated with a new ransomware variant they have named KeRanger.
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The Cerber ransomware is a new RaaS that encrypts your data and then demands 1.24 bitcoins to get the data back. This is also the first ransomware that utilizes the first VBS script that causes your computer speak to you about your encrypted files.
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A new version of PadCrypt has been released that includes an updated live support chat, blacklisted computer names, and a new decrypter. This ransomware is actively being supported, updated, and evolving and is one that we need to keep an eye on.
CTB-Locker is one of the older ransomware projects that has been in circulation. This month they have reinvented themselves by releasing a CTB-Locker version that only targets and encrypts websites. Ransomware developers targeting companies is becoming the norm and it looks like CTB-Locker did not want to be left behind.
The PadCrypt ransomware is still alive and being actively distributed by the developer. A new sample of the PadCrypt ransomware has been discovered that utilizes a functional Command & Control server that is encrypting victims and being used to sent chat messages to the victims.
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A new ransomware has been discovered called Locky that encrypts your data using AES encryption and then demands .5 bitcoins to decrypt your files. Though the ransomware sounds like one named by my sons, there is nothing childish about it.
A new ransomware called PadCrypt was discovered that for the first time comes with a live support chat and an uninstaller. Though the command and control servers are currently down, and thus the ransomware is broken, these new features add a new level functionality to existing ransomware.
Fabian Wosar of Emisoft has done it again with his release of a decrypter for the HydraCrypt and UmbreCrypt ransomware infections. Both of these infections are part of the CrypBoss Ransomware family, whose source code was leaked on pastebin last year.
A new variant of the TeslaCrypt ransomware was released that contains some minor changes. The version number is still 3.0. but the ransom notes have been renamed and the file extension for encrypted files is now .MP3. Unfortunately, there is still no way to decrypt this latest version of TeslaCrypt.