jeudi 25 mai 2017

XData ransomware starts wreaking havoc

The dust hasn’t even settled around WannaCry, another ransomware appears. This one was detected by ESET and identified as Win32/Filecoder.AESNI.C. Security researchers dubbed it XData ransomware. It appears mostly in Ukraine (96 percent of cases). The outbreak seems to have started on May 17, reaching its peak on May 19. ESET says that it has been tracking the malware since early December last year, when the version Win32/Filecoder.AESNI.A first appeared. Some decryption keys for this variant have been published on the forum. This ransomware seems to be going around through a Ukranian document automation system used in accounting. ESET… [Continue Reading]

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