BadRabbit ransomware strikes Eastern Europe

A new strain of malware by the authors of NotPetya called the BadRabbit ransomware is spreading through Eastern Europe, offering a fake Flash update to drop the infection.

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Keeping up with the Petyas: Demystifying the malware family

Last June 27, there was a huge outbreak of a Petya-esque malware with WannaCry-style infector in the Ukraine. Since there is still confusion about how exactly this malware is linked to the original Petya, we have prepared this small guide on the background of the Petya family.

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All this EternalPetya stuff makes me WannaCry

Get more background on the EternalPetya ransomware. Learn about its origin, attribution, decryption, and the methods of infection and propagation.

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The key to old Petya versions has been published by the malware author

As research concluded, the original author of Petya, Janus, was not involved in the latest attacks on Ukraine. As a result of the recent events, Janus released his private key, allowing all the victims of the previous Petya attacks, to get their files back.

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A stolen version of DMA Locker is making the rounds

Pirated versions of DMA-locker are doing the rounds, but there is some good news. All the encrypted data can be decrypted with the same key and we can give it to you.

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Goldeneye Ransomware – the Petya/Mischa combo rebranded

From March 2016 we’ve observed the evolution of an interesting low-level ransomware, Petya. Now, we are facing an outbreak of the fourth version – this time under a new name – Goldeneye, and, appropriately, a new, golden theme.

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Ransomware doesn’t mean game over

Over the course of just a few years, this threat has evolved from an annoying pop-up to a screen freezer that utilizes disturbing imagery to a sophisticated malicious program that encrypts important files.

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