The widespread and ever-evolving Cerber ransomware has upped its game as it targets enterprises with a new capability to encrypt database files.
Trend Micro researchers have spotted several exploit kits delivering Cerber 4.0 ransomware just a month after the release of version 3.
This week's In Case You Missed it looks at Brexit, Cerber Ransomware, CCTV botnets and yet another heist on a SWIFT affiliate
Millions of Microsoft Office 365 users were potentially exposed to a massive zero-day Cerber ransomware attack last week.
A team of Check Point researchers has tracked two large waves of attacks using Cerber ransomware in the last few months, with more spikes in the number of incidents expected.
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Victims download the malware either via a double-zipped file with a WSF inside attached to the malicious email or via an unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email which is linked to the same ZIP file.
The pro-Eastern European ransomware Cerber has been spotted on dark web Russian forums offering ransomware as a service, according to the cyber intelligence firm Sensecy.
A new ransomware has been developed that verbally informs its victims that it has encrypted their files.
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