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US Government website was hosting a JavaScript downloader delivering Cerber ransomware

Security experts discovered last week that a US government website was hosting a JavaScript downloader used to deliver the Cerber ransomware. The security researcher at NewSky Security Ankit Anubhav discovered last week that a US government website was hosting a malicious JavaScript downloader that was delivering the dreaded Cerber ransomware. #Javascript #
Publish At:2017-09-03 18:25 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cerber ransomware

Cerber Ransomware now includes a feature to avoid canary files anti-malware

Researchers at Cybereason have discovered a new strain of the Cerber ransomware that implements a new feature to avoid triggering canary files. The canary files are a security measure for the early detection of threat like ransomware. These files are located in specific positions of systems and an anti-ransomware application watches for any modification. If
Publish At:2017-08-17 01:40 | Read:261 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware anti-ransomware canary fil

New campaign leverages RIG Exploit kit to deliver the Cerber Ransomware

Experts from Heimdal Security warned of a spike in cyber attacks leveraging the popular RIG Exploit kit to deliver the Cerber Ransomware. The RIG exploit kit is even more popular in the criminal ecosystem, a few days ago security experts at Heimdal Security warned of a spike in cyber attacks leveraging the popular Neutrino and RIG EKs. Now security experts f
Publish At:2017-01-16 06:20 | Read:1135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cerber ransomware Cybercri

Two versions of the new Cerber 5.0 ransomware released in a few days

Security experts from the CheckPoint firm discovered two different variants of the new Cerber 5.0 ransomware in a few weeks. Security experts have spotted a new variant of the dreaded Cerber ransomware, the Cerber 5.0. This is the third version of the malware released this week that is able to encrypt files on all accessible network shares. The Cerber ransom
Publish At:2016-11-28 10:45 | Read:756 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cerber 5.0 Cerber ransomwa

Microsoft Office 365 targeted with massive Cerber ransomware 0-day campaign

Cloud security provider Avanan discovered a number of Cerber Ransomware variants targeting corporate Office 365 users with malicious emails. Cloud security provider Avanan spotted a number of Cerber Ransomware variants that are targeting corporate Office 365 users with spam or phishing emails leveraging on malicious file attachments. Threat actors sent an Of
Publish At:2016-06-28 19:15 | Read:977 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cerber ransomware Cybercri

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