Ransomware

A North Carolina water utility has been infected by ransomware in a breach the company says has forced customer-service functions offline and will require it to rebuild its computing infrastructure. Jacksonville, North Carolina-based Onslow Water and Sewer Authority (ONWASA) said in a statement that it was hit by the Ryuk ransomware virus in the middleRead More →

crypto

A new variant of the Dharma Ransomware was released this week that appends the .brrr extension to encrypted files. This variant was first discovered by Jakub Kroustek who tweeted a link to the sample on VirusTotal. Below we have outlined how this ransomware infects a computer, what happens when your files become encrypted, andRead More →

crypto

Ransomware is soooo 2017. The popularity of cryptojacking malware ebbs and flows depending on the price of the currencies they mine. Even DDoS attacks are flat after a memcache-based spike up earlier this year. A new report from Malwarebytes said the last few months have been a “slow quarter” due to aRead More →