The ShutUpAndDance Virus is a basic ransomware strain of the Hidden Tear family. The security analysis shows that this is the initial release of the threat, future updates are expected in coordinated attacks. Refer to our in-depth article for a technical analysis and full removal instructions.
ShutUpAndDance Virus – Distribution Ways
As soon as the ShutUpAndDance virus infection begins the main module will start to run its prescribed behavior pattern. The security investigation reveals that it is based on the Hidden Tear ransowmare family. As such its behavior can be fine tuned according to each target campaign.
The ShutUpAndDance virus has been captured in a limited attack campaign targeting mainly English-speaking computer users. We anticipate that in future attacks the hackers behind it will utilize a whole array of infection tactics.
A common way to spread this threat is to send out phishing email messages. They are designed to intentionally confuse the users into thinking that they have received a message from a well-known company or a service that they use. They can either attach (Read more...)
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