The HoeflerText campaign is known for a fake font download that delivers the Spora ransomware. But did you know it also uses special characters in the dropper’s file name?
For a while, it appeared that Locky ransomware had completely disappeared and allowed for Cerber to take the number one spot as the most distributed piece of ransomware. But after a long absence, Locky returns in full swing.
The first quarter of 2017 brought with it some significant changes to the threat landscape and we aren’t talking about heavy ransomware distribution either. Threats which were previously believed to be serious contenders this year have nearly vanished entirely, while new threats and infection techniques have forced the security community to reconsider collection and analysis efforts.