Is ‘REvil’ the New GandCrab Ransomware?

Is ‘REvil’ the New GandCrab Ransomware?

The cybercriminals behind the GandCrab ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) offering recently announced they were closing up shop and retiring after having allegedly earned more than $2 billion in extortion payments from victims. But a ...
Researchers Release Decryptor that Works against GandCrab Version 5.2

Researchers Release Decryptor that Works against GandCrab Version 5.2

Security researchers have released a decryptor that works against the latest variants of GandCrab ransomware, including version 5.2. On 17 June, Bitdefender announced that users can download the tool from the No ...
Good riddance, GandCrab! We’re still fixing the mess you left behind.

Good riddance, GandCrab! We’re still fixing the mess you left behind.

On January 28th 2018, our analysts on watch saw a small blip pop up on the Bitdefender Threat Map. It was one of millions of blips we see daily here at Bitdefender, ...
Report: No ‘Eternal Blue’ Exploit Found in Baltimore City Ransomware

Report: No ‘Eternal Blue’ Exploit Found in Baltimore City Ransomware

For almost the past month, key computer systems serving the government of Baltimore, Md. have been held hostage by a ransomware strain known as "Robbinhood." Media publications have cited sources saying the ...
GandCrab ransomware claims another healthcare firm

GandCrab ransomware claims another healthcare firm

A medical billing service headquartered in Massachusetts has notified patients of a data breach, saying hackers may have exposed their data. The attack involved the infamous GandCrab ransomware. Cyber crooks have developed ...
Mapping Out a Malware Distribution Network

Mapping Out a Malware Distribution Network

More than a dozen US-based web servers were used to host 10 malware families, distributed through mass phishing campaigns. Malware families include Dridex, GandCrab, Neutrino, IcedID and others. Evidence suggests the existence ...
Chinese government falls victim to GandCrab 5.2 ransomware

Chinese government falls victim to GandCrab 5.2 ransomware

Allegations that China is in the crosshairs of North Korean hackers have arisen after the discovery of ransomware-laden emails hitting the inboxes of government departments. The emails contain version 5.2 of the ...
GandCrab: Wishing You an Unhappy Birthday

GandCrab: Wishing You an Unhappy Birthday

A source of much misery, the GandCrab family of ransomware has had a very successful first year. But there’s plenty you can do about it. GandCrab debuted in late January 2018 and ...
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Attackers Sending Out Fake CDC Flu Warnings to Distribute GandCrab

Attackers Sending Out Fake CDC Flu Warnings to Distribute GandCrab

Digital attackers are sending out fake flu warnings that appear to come from the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) in order to distribute GandCrab ransomware. An attack begins when a user ...
Various Membership Plans Offered by Jokeroo Ransomware-as-a-Service

Various Membership Plans Offered by Jokeroo Ransomware-as-a-Service

The Jokeroo ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) offers various membership plans through which would-be digital criminals can become affiliates. In his analysis of the ransomware-as-a-service, Bleeping Computer creator and owner Lawrence Abrams found that Jokeroo ...