Long lasting Magnitude EK malvertising campaign not affected by slowdown in EK activity

We have been tracking a malvertising campaign distributing the Cerber ransomware linked to the actor behind the Magnitude exploit kit for months.
Despite a global slowdown in exploit kit activity, this particular distribution channel has remained active and strong. In this post we take a look at some past and present indicators of compromise that show how fake identities remain an effective way to defeat ad platforms’ security checks.

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Third time (un)lucky – improved Petya is out

Petya’s authors got it right at the third attempt. The currently launched wave of this ransomware finally seems to have the proper Salsa20.

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Analyzing baby ransomware

Satana, a new Petya-like ransomware, was discovered by our malware hunters and has been torn apart to show you the intricate details of how it works, why it’s not done and what we can expect moving forward.

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Satana ransomware – threat coming soon?

Petya ransomware is quickly becoming a household name and in typical cyber-criminal fashion, copycat families are starting to emerge including the ransomware called Satana.

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Malvertising and ransomware: the Bonnie and Clyde of advanced threats

Malvertising and ransomware. A match made in hell. In this infographic, you’ll learn more about the destruction left in their wake and what businesses can do to protect against them.

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