A few days apart, two cities in Florida cave in to extortionists’ demands in hopes of restoring access to municipal computer systems
Ransomware remains a serious threat and this new white paper explains what enterprises need to know, and do, to reduce risk
ESET experts have created a new decryption tool that can be used by Syrian victims of the GandCrab ransomware. It is based on a set of keys recently released by the malware operators
The screens in “key locations” are back up and running again, while the airport paid no ransom to return its systems to working order
The golf association is said to have had little success with restoring access to its files so far
Do you still remember how WannaCryptor ran its – winding – course? It was a tale that revealed a number of intriguing plot lines amid the ransomworm’s numerous twists and turns.
Time does fly! It feels like only yesterday that a new strain of hitherto little-known malware achieved celebrity status among global ransomware campaigns
Social engineering attacks that involve pretexting nearly tripled on an annual basis while phishing simulations show that curiosity gets the better of 4% of people.
An unusual ransomware request has been uncovered by researchers.
The notorious ransomware prompted fears that aircraft production could be impacted
City officials confirm that Atlanta is dealing with a cyberattack that has locked down some internal systems and is holding them hostage using ransomware.
Tracing the evolution and subsequent revolution of ransomware
Ransomware in 2017 saw users and businesses across the globe trying to cope with campaigns such as Petya and WannaCryptor. Not to be outdone, Android ransomware had a year full of innovative infiltration and rougher extortion as highlighted by the latest ESET research whitepaper.
ESET research has found that the ransomware FriedEx, also known as BitPaymer, is actually the work of the notorious gang responsible for the Dridex banking trojan.
A new ransomware outbreak today has hit some major infrastructure in Ukraine including Kiev metro. Here are some details about this new variant of Petya.
Public sources have confirmed that computer systems in the Kiev Metro, Odessa naval port, Odessa airport, Ukrainian ministries of infrastructure and finance, and also a number of organizations in Russia are among the affected organizations.
Social engineering may play a vital part in persuading a victim to open a malicious executable or website, says ESET's David Harley on social engineering and ransomware.
Numerous reports are coming out on social media about a new ransomware attack in Ukraine, which could be related to the Petya family.
ESET has released a decryptor for AESNI ransomware variants, including XData. Victims who still have encrypted files can now download it from ESET's utilities page.
A week after the global outbreak of WannaCryptor, also known as WannaCry, another ransomware, known as XData, has been making rounds.