We recently sponsored a deep-dive study conducted by Osterman Research on the subject of Ransomware, and the results are a stark insight into one of the biggest problems facing both enterprise and home networks at the moment. Some key UK-centric findings: 40% of businesses worldwide attacked, but Senior UK IT staff suffered the highest number of…
Are you a recent victim of ransomware? There is hope today as the keys for the Chimera ransomware have been leaked online. A criminal going by the handle of Janus tweeted one of his competitor’s (Chimera) keys in what is big and good news in the ransomware world.
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.