ALERT: Ransomware Update
Ransomware is the fastest growing, most lucrative form of malware out there right now, and CyberCriminals are cashing in.
Here is a list of some of the latest versions out there. This list is ever-changing, and should not be taken as a complete list. If you have any questions, please call us at 1-204-800-3166, and we can go over some of the solutions available to help to prevent infection.
This has been around for a while, but has recently made a comeback in June collecting approximately $50,000 in ransoms for the month. CryptXXX is spread through spam email. There is currently no way to decrypt CryptXXX.
This has been attakcing Office 365 users, and usually comes in the form of an emailed Office document. Currently there is no way to decrypt Cerber-encrypted files.
With no way to decrypt the files, and no choice but to pay the ransom, companies are seeking ways to avoid getting infected in the first place.