Most Often, Malware to Bypass Protection Impersonates Skype, Adobe Acrobat and VLC

VirusTotal analysts presented a report on the methods that malware operators use to bypass protection and increase the effectiveness of social engineering. The study showed that attackers are increasingly imitating legitimate applications such as Skype, Adobe Reader and VLC Player to gain the trust of victims. Let me remind you that we also wrote that… Continue reading Most Often, Malware to Bypass Protection Impersonates Skype, Adobe Acrobat and VLC

AstraLocker Ransomware Operators Publish File Decryption Tools

AstraLocker ransomware operators have announced that the malware is ending its work and have uploaded data decryption tools to VirusTotal. The hackers say that they do not plan to return to ransomware in the future, but intend to switch to cryptojacking. The Bleeping Computer reports that it has already studied the archive published by the… Continue reading AstraLocker Ransomware Operators Publish File Decryption Tools