This week has been a mix of good and bad news. The bad news is that ransomware disrupted legal work and court cases through the TrialWorks infection,Â schools having to shut down, and new campaigns targeting Italy. The good news, though, is that we have had two decryptors released that allow Paradise and OuroborosÂ Ransomware victims
Google has begun testing their upcoming extension manifest V3 in the the latest Chrome Canary build, and with this initial 'alpha' release, developers can begin testing their extensions under the upcoming specification.
TheÂ Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) of the Center for Internet Security has a released the October 2019 list of of software that is currently in or nearing end of support.
Google has decided to add the "Close other tabs" right-click context menu option back to Google Chrome. While it is not known why they decided to add it back, I have sorely missed this feature and it a welcome change.
The Emotet Trojan is celebrating Halloween by pushing out new spam templates that want to invite you to a neighborhood party. While these emails promise you a treat, in reality EmotetÂ is tricking you into installing an infection.
Malware developers and attackers are abusing the Discord chat service by using it to host their malware, act as command and control servers, or by modifying the chat client to perform malicious behavior.
Ongoing phishing scams have been spotted targeting Microsoft Office 365 with partial audio voicemail messages to convince targets that they need to login to hear the full recording.
A decryptor for the Paradise Ransomware has been released by Emsisoft that allows victims to decrypt their files for free.
The Maze Ransomware is conducting a new spam campaign that targets Italian users by pretending to be the country's Tax and Revenue Agency.
NordVPN has announced that they are instituting new measures to better enhance security and to proactively detect security issues inÂ their infrastructure after one of their server was hacked.
Scammers are hacking into WordPress and Blogger sites and using the hacked accounts to create posts stating that the blogger's computer has been hacked and that they were recorded while using adult web sites.
Windows 10 version 1903 Start Menu and search problems continue even after Microsoft states that they fixed the issue in their latestÂ KB4522355Â cumulative Update.
In this special two week edition of the Week in Ransomware, we have a ton of news ranging from ransomware attacks, new REvill affiliate information, and new ransomware targeting the enterprise.
A new ransomware has been discovered called FuxSocy that borrows much of its behavior from the notorious and now-defunct Cerber Ransomware.
Microsoft has released the KB4522355Â cumulative updateÂ for Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) that introduces a variety of quality improvements and bug fixes.