[ALERT] Yikes, A New And Scary Double-Ransomware Whammy.

Here is a pretty interesting (and crappy) new strain of ransomware. It encrypts the files, then reboots and encrypts the MFT, so it ends up hitting you for a ransom twice. Kinda rotten.

Be aware of any PDF saying it’s a job application, especially if it has a link to an Excel file.

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-and-scary-double-ransomware-whammy

 

 


Erich Kron is the Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, and has over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere.

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