New Zeppelin Ransomware Targeting Tech and Health Companies

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A new variant of Vega ransomware family, dubbed Zeppelin, has recently been spotted in the wild targeting technology and healthcare companies across Europe, the United States, and Canada. However, if you reside in Russia or some other ex-USSR countries like Ukraine, Belorussia, and Kazakhstan, breathe a sigh of relief, as the ransomware terminates its operations if… Read more »

Snatch Ransomware Reboots to Windows Safe Mode to Bypass AV Tools

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Researchers discovered a new Snatch ransomware strain that will reboot computers it infects into Safe Mode to disable any resident security solutions and immediately starts encrypting files once the system loads. Encrypting the victim’s files is possible because most security tools are automatically disabled when Windows devices boot in Safe Mode as the Sophos Managed… Read more »

Shade Ransomware Is the Most Actively Distributed Malware via Email

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During the first half of 2019, the Shade Ransomware (also known as Troldesh) was the most actively distributed malware via malicious email phishing campaigns according to Singapore-based Group-IB security outfit. Out of all malspam emails detected and examined by Group-IB’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-GIB), Shade Ransomware was the main malware strain used by attackers to infect their… Read more »

Giant Entercom Radio Network Deals with Ransomware-Like Incident

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Entercom Communications, one of the largest radio station owners in the U.S. has been dealing with a cyber attack that looks very much like a ransomware incident. The issue occurred over the past weekend and affects all offices the company has across the country. Entercom’s national network has over 235 radio stations broadcasting news, sports,… Read more »