A new development with Locky ransomware uses symmetric and asymmetric encryption to communicate with its control server to maximize its infection potential and make it harder to crack.Read more...
Entries filed under 'Ransomware'
Threat Research Blog
The FireEye Labs team posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. They cover the full spectrum of exploits and vulnerabilities, including advanced malware and targeted threats.
March 25, 2016 8:00 AM By Haowei Ren, Ronghwa Chong, Joonho Sa, Jonell Baltazar , Alex Berry | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
FireEye Labs is seeing a huge detection spike due to a pair of concurrent email spam campaigns that are affecting more than 50 different countries.Read more...
May 15, 2015 8:00 AM By Nart Villeneuve | Exploits, Threat Research
Ransomware makes money for criminals but can leave its victims in trouble - with little or no recourse. This blog takes a look at a new ransomware variant and the toll it takes on those who fall victim to it.
April 8, 2015 8:00 AM By Erye Hernandez | Advanced Malware, Threat Research
A malware family that originated to steal cryptocurrency wallets from its victims has evolved to ransomware.Read more...
June 3, 2009 11:55 AM By Atif Mushtaq