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 →

crypto

The Rakhni Trojan is now giving bad actors the ability to infect victims either with a ransomware cryptor or a miner. An old ransomware sample has been retweaked with a sneaky new trick – allowing adversaries to either extort money from victims via ransomware, or hijack a computer’s CPU cyclesRead More →

crypto

On May 12, what experts are calling “the largest ransomware infection in history”[1] was launched against more than 200,000 computer targets in 150 countries. Called “WannaCry,” the hack cast a harsh light on the growing threat of ransomware, and that of DDoS attacks in general. In global research that was releasedRead More →