A month after it suffered a mysterious cyber attack, details emerged that San Francisco's public TV and radio station, KQED, was the victim of a ransomware incident from which it has yet to fully recover.
It is always great to be able to announce a freeÂ decryptorÂ for victim's who have had their files encrypted by a ransomware. This is the case today, where a decryptor for the Mole02 cryptomix variant was released.
Was a good week as not a lot of news when it comes to ransomware. Some more in-dev crap and nothing really new this week. The biggest news is that Cerber is now being distributed via MALSPAM that utilizes CVE-2017-0199Â in the attached DOC files.
After last week, its a pleasure to have a slow week in ransomware. Nothing really big released this week other than Emsisoft releasing an updated Cry9 decryptor and the new CryptoMix variant called Mole. Otherwise, this week has been full of a lot of in development ransomware or smaller variants.
A new ransomwareÂ called Mole was found byÂ security researcherÂ Brad DuncanÂ while he was analyzing a new SPAM campaign. After examining this sample, I feel that this is probably another variant of the CryptoMixÂ family as it has many similarities to theÂ Revenge and CryptoShieldÂ variants.