Decrypting Chimera ransomware

We take a technical look at validating the leaked Chimera ransomware keys as well as if we can decrypt files with these keys.

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The reality of Ransomware: an in-depth study

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…

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Keys to Chimera ransomware leaked

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.

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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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