Milena Dimitrova

.Ykcol – Locky Ransomware Spelled Backwards Is Back

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Newest Locky Variant Uses Ykcol Extension for Encrypted Files

Newest Locky Variant Uses Ykcol Extension for Encrypted Files

Locky ransomware’s newest variant appends the extension “.ykcol” to every file it affects using its encryption mechanism. Stormshield malware analyst coldshell came across the new variant on 18 September. As with its ...
The State of Security
Watch out! More ransomware attacks incoming

Watch out! More ransomware attacks incoming

Ever since the WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks, healthcare organizations have been on their toes. But just when they thought they could relax, a new strain of ransomware has come along. A ...

A week in security (August 28 – September 3)

Last week, we looked at what actions Kronos can perform in the final installment of a 2-part post. We also dived into Locky, again, a ransomware that just made a comeback, and ...
Locky ransomware adds anti sandbox feature (updated)

Locky ransomware adds anti sandbox feature (updated)

Locky ransomware attempts to evade detection by relying once more on simple, yet effective user interaction. Categories: Malware Threat analysis Tags: LockyLocky ransomwaremacroransomwareword (Read more...) The post Locky ransomware adds anti sandbox ...
New Locky ransomware: what you need to know

New Locky ransomware: what you need to know

In 2016, the Locky ransomware infected millions of users with a Microsoft Word file. It was eventually contained, and cyber security firms have since created protections to detect and block previous Locky ...

A week in security (August 14 – August 20)

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 14th of August to the 20th of August. We looked at back to school cybersecurity tips, Kronos malware, and the return of ...
Locky ransomware returns to the game with two new flavors

Locky ransomware returns to the game with two new flavors

We recently observed a fresh malicious spam campaign pushed through the Necurs botnet distributing so far, two new variants of Locky ransomware. Categories: Cybercrime Malware Social engineering Tags: Diablo6LockyLocky ransomwareLukitusmalspamnecursransomware (Read more...) ...

Week in Security (August 7 – August 13)

A compilation of security news and blog posts from Monday the 7th of August to August 14th. We looked at security certificates and the new bloated Cerber ransomware. Categories: Security world Week ...