Ransomware

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Troldesh Ransomware Infecting Victims via Compromised Websites

Malicious actors are leveraging compromised URLs to infect victims with Troldesh ransomware. The particular software is most likely to be detected by AV tools, but not always. The actors are using...
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Ransomware Hits Johannesburg Electric Utility and the City Goes Dark

The capital of South Africa sustained a power outage following a ransomware attack against its power provider. City Power announced that the ransomware virus destroyed all of their systems, but they are already...
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Emsisoft Releases Free Decrypter for the LooCipher Ransomware

Emsisoft’s researchers have released their third ransomware decryption this month. The security firm has managed to put an end to LooCipher, ZeroFucks, and Ims00rry. People are advised to take regular backups,...
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Cloud Hosting Provider iNSYNQ Affected by Ransomware – Still Struggles After Day Four!

The cloud hosting provider iNSYNQ has fallen victim of a ransomware attack, and it’s still fighting the infection. The customers of the cloud hosting provider have no idea about when they’ll be...
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A New Ransomware as a Service from the Creators of GandCrab is Here

GandCrab actors are pushing a new, more private, more powerful RaaS tool. Using three names right now, the new ransomware strain has not stabilized its infection route yet. The actors are...
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BitDefender Releases Final GandCrab Decrypter for Free

BitDefender puts an end to the GandCrab scourge, and its developers announce their retirement as well. The IT security company released a decryption tool that covers all versions, past and present. ...
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Small-Scale But Dangerous Ransomware Attacks Target MySQL Servers

MySQL servers are under attack by GandCrab ransomware actors who penetrate through port 3306. It all starts by uploading a small helper DLL onto the server which quickly leads to the downloading of...

Decryptor for GetCrypt Ransomware is now Available

Emsisoft has released a decryptor for GetCrypt, which works even without the decryption key. GetCrypt is differentiated from other ransomware samples by trying to brute force user network credentials. The ransomware...

The Dharma Ransomware Abuses ESET to Go Undetected

The Dharma ransomware tries to divert the victim’s attention by using an old ESET tool. While the user is dealing with the installation of the ESET Remover, Dharma runs in the background....
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Ransomware Actors Blackmailing Hundreds of Git Repositories & Demanding BitCoin

Ransomware actors have been asking programmers to pay 0.1 Bitcoin to give them their code back and not leak it instead. Programmers who fell victims of this didn’t take all of the designated...

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