Tag: ransomware

Things you Need to Know About the Bad Rabbit Ransomware

Everything you Need to Know About the Bad Rabbit Ransomware

Computers in several European countries are going down due to a malware dubbed 'the Bad Rabbit' ransomware. Countries in Europe are now facing another cybersecurity threat. This time, they are fighting against the so-called Bad...
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20 Million Confirmed Attacks in 24 Hours: Locky and Other Ransomware

A new variant of the aggressive “Locky” ransomware hits 20 million confirmed attacks in a single day, warns a cybersecurity firm. Ransomware actors are sometimes incredibly sophisticated, demonstrating careful planning and methodical execution. Some hacker...
New Set of Ransomware is Threatening Everyone's Cyber Security

New Set of Ransomware is Threatening Everyone’s Cyber Security

For years, security experts have been working extra hard to fight off cyber criminals and their often vicious attacks--one of which is spreading ransomware to extort money from their victims. Ransomware is a royal pain...
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Released! Decryption Keys to Original Petya Ransomware

On Wednesday, the author of Petya released the master key that will allow victims to retrieve their encrypted files. To clarify the matter, Petya is not 'NotPetya'--the ransomware that recently caused havoc in Ukraine and...
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NotPetya Demands $250,000 USD in First Public Statement

Last week Petya "improved" upon WannaCry's attempt at a global ransomware attack. Now it has surfaced to make a public announcement. On June 28th, 2017, Petya-like attackers booby-trapped the software of a Ukrainian financial software...
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Petya Ransomware Attack Linked to WannaCry and NSA Security

Edgy Labs covers the Petya ransomware attack as well as its connections to the WannaCry attack and leaked NSA malware. In light of the most recent cyber attack, if your company isn't taking cybersecurity seriously it should. And,...
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New Ransomware ‘Ransoc’ Extorts Using Social Media

 An episode of the show Black Mirror gives us a glimpse of what a con-artist can achieve with the right information, but how much of that is a true reflection of reality? The answer may...