The Week in Ransomware – October 12th 2018 – NotPetya, GandCrab, and More

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Lots of Scarab, Matrix, and Dharma variants this week as well as some good writeups on the GandCrab ransomware. Also of interest is the report published by ESET that ties NotPetya and Industroyer to the TeleBots Group.

Contributors and those who provided new ransomware information and stories this week include: @malwareforme, @FourOctets, @demonslay335, @DanielGallagher, @LawrenceAbrams, @Seifreed, @malwrhunterteam, @hexwaxwing, @PolarToffee, @fwosar, @BleepinComputer, @struppigel, @jorntvdw, @ValthekOn, @John_Fokker, @fr0gger_, @ESET , @cherepanov74, @Robert_Lipovsky@BBC, @thyrex2002, and @JakubKroustek.

October 6th 2018 God Crypt Joke Ransomware

MalwareHunterTeam found a new ransomware called God Crypt that does not appear to decrypt and appears to be a joke ransomware. Has an unlock code of 29b579fb811f05c3c334a2bd2646a27a.

October 8th 2018 New Dharma Ransomware variant

Michael Gillespie found a new Dharma Ransomware variant that appends the

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