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Timeline of Ransomware Attacks in 2017 (so far): INFOGRAPHIC

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 July 12, 2017

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Given the number of ransomware attacks we have witnessed so far, this year may well be dubbed as “The Year of the Ransomware”. And we have all reasons to expect more of these in the coming days. This infographic is a quick recap of the notable ransomware attacks that have...

A technical analysis of the recent Petya ransomware attack

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 June 30, 2017
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Earlier this week, a new variant of Petya Ransomware was spotted which was creating havoc all over Europe as well as major parts of Asia including India. The major target for Petya has been Ukraine as its major banks and also the power services were hit by the attack. It’s...

WannaCry Ransomware Recap: Some important facts you need to know

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 May 24, 2017

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Ransomware is a malware that locks your computer making it inaccessible or it encrypts your data. It then demands you to pay a ransom for unlocking the computer or decrypting the data. This post talks about the file encrypting ransomware called WannaCry – the biggest ransomware attack in history! 1....

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...