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PDF files with embedded docm files now deliver Jaff Ransomware

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 May 23, 2017

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Adding to the havoc created by the recent outbreak of the WannaCry Ransomware is a new entry to the list of encrypting ransomware called ‘Jaff’. Reportedly, this variant has been created by the authors of the Locky ransomware. The source of this ransomware is the Necurs botnet which is using...

Ransomware Alert! ODIN – A new variant of Locky Ransomware

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 September 30, 2016
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A new variant of the infamous Locky Ransomware has been observed in the wild. It’s called Odin. This variant appends the extension .odin to the files it encrypts with new ransom note filenames. This ransomware is being spread via spam emails that carry a malicious WSF Script attachment. How Odin...

Security Alert! Locky Ransomware on the loose

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 April 11, 2016
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‘Locky’ is the latest addition to the ransomware family. It has an interesting name and carries the same nastiness. Read more from the post below. What is the Locky Ransomware? Locky is a new file-encrypting ransomware malware. It does two things: Encrypts the files it finds in the PC it...