Ransomware authors are constantly upgrading to maximize profits. Now Cerber ransomware has partnered with Dridex to deliver it on a large scale, making it likely to become another serious email threat.Read more...
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Threat Research Blog
FireEye posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. These blog posts cover everything from exploits and vulnerabilities, to advanced malware and targeted attacks.
May 9, 2016 10:43 AM By Varun Jain, Ronghwa Chong | Advanced Malware
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...
March 25, 2016 8:00 AM By Haowei Ren, Ronghwa Chong, Joonho Sa, Jonell Baltazar , Alex Berry | 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
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.