Decrypting after a Findzip ransomware infection

The Findzip ransomware was discovered on February 22, 2017. At that time, it was thought that files would be irreversibly encrypted by this ransomware, with no chance of decryption. Turns out, that’s not quite true.

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Who else crushed it at RSA?

Malwarebytes was proud to once again take part in this spectacular week-long event. Thousands of customers, new businesses, students, press, and industry analysts made their way to our new booth to catch our giant threat theater presentation, see a demo, grab a new collectible T-shirt, and say “Hi” to our robot (who was officially named ZERO).

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Mac ransomware on piracy sites

February has been a relatively busy month in the world of Mac malware, and now it has gotten busier with the appearance of the second piece of ransomware ever to affect macOS.

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A week in security (Jan 30th – Feb 5th)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 30th of January to the 5th of February. This week, we look back at phishing, ransomware, nation state attacks and banking malware.

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2017 State of Malware Report

2016 was the year that reminded us how important prevention is, no matter what type of user you may be. Indeed ransomware dominated the threat landscape and was heavily distributed via phishing emails, compromised websites, or malicious ads. With such a threat that encrypts your valuable data, there is often times very little you can do…

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