The Casseto virus is a new ransomware threat that encrypts target user data with a strong cipher called and renames them with the .cassetto extension. At the moment the acquired samples indicate that this may be a test release. Our article shows how active infections can be removed and the affected files restored.
Cassetto Virus – Distribution Ways
The Casseto virus is a ransomware strain that has been spotted in a limited distribution release. The acquired samples do not seem to target specific countries and due to the low number of captured virus code the security analysts were not able to state the which delivery method is the preferred one. We anticipate that in future attacks several methods may be used at once. In the meantime any one of the popular tactics can deliver a Casseto virus infection.
The first and most prominent way is to coordinate the construction of an email SPAM campaign. They use various social engineering tactics to coerce the users into interacting with the malicious content. The virus file itself can (Read more...)
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