Sorebrect - The Fileless, Code Injecting Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

A new ransomware family has recently been discovered that incorporates a combination of fileless attack and code-injection. Dubbed Sorebrect, the fileless ransomware is targeting enterprises, instead…

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Bitcoins Are Worth How Much?!

Jordan Kadlec

A lot of people are looking for that next big investment that will make them millions. Well, a headline about Bitcoins caught my attention the other day: If You Invested $100 in Bitcoin in 2010,…

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WannaCry Takeaways

Jordan Kadlec

WannaCry ransomware took the cybersecurity scene by storm last Friday (May 12th), becoming the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. Now that it is nearly a week later, we want to provide some…

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WannaCry- Fastest Spreading Ransomware Ever

Jordan Kadlec

Cyber criminals are using an exploit kit to distribute the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. The ransomware being distributed is WannaCry 2.0 but is also referenced to as WannaCrypt0r, Wanna…

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April Ransomware in Review

Jordan Kadlec

April was an extremely busy month in the world of ransomware. There are several new ransomware variants that look like they are going to stay around for a while. Cerber has taken over the reigns as…

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Ransomware Decryptors Not Available for Most Ransomware Strains

Jordan Kadlec

At WatchPoint, we are proud to have the largest list of ransomware decryptors on the internet. However, it’s important to know that the majority of ransomware variants do not have a decryptor…

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Mole Ransomware: A New Variant of CryptoMix

Jordan Kadlec

A new ransomware called Mole has been found, and it appears to be a version of the CryptoMix family. Additionally, Mole has many similarities to the Revenge and CryptoShield variants which are also…

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WatchPoint Tip of the Week - Employee Ransomware Email Notice

Chris Hartwig

Ransomware attacks have beome a grave threat to businesses across the world. Cybercriminals use data encrypting ransomware to hold a companies data hostage until a ransom of hundreds or several…

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Death of Aaron Hernandez Exploited by Ransomware Cybercriminals

Chris Hartwig

Cybercriminals stooped to new lows this week after the death of Aaron Hernandez. It was reported yesterday that the former New England Patriots tight end and convicted murderer committed suicide in…

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