March 16, 2016


Teslacrypt 3.0.1 – Tales from the Crypt(o)!

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This post is authored by Andrea Allievi and Holger Unterbrink Executive Summary Ransomware is malicious software that is designed to hold users’ files (such as photos, documents, and music) for ransom by encrypting their contents and demanding the user pay a fee to decrypt their files. Typically, users are exposed to ransomware via email phishing campaigns and exploit […]

January 6, 2015


Ransomware on Steroids: Cryptowall 2.0

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This post was authored by Andrea Allievi and Earl Carter. Ransomware holds a user’s data hostage. The latest ransomware variants encrypt the user’s data, thus making it unusable until a ransom is paid to retrieve the decryption key. The latest Cryptowall 2.0, utilizes TOR to obfuscate the command and control channel. The dropper utilizes multiple […]