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It was a very slow week for ransomware news. For the most part, it was mostly new Dharma ransomware variants and a few smaller variants being released. Stay vigilant, though, as a slow week does not mean ransomware is not a threat.
Make sure you have all of your updates installed, RDP secured, and be careful with unknown attachments.
Contributors and those who provided new ransomware information and stories this week include: @jorntvdw, @PolarToffee, @Seifreed, @BleepinComputer, @hexwaxwing, @fwosar, @demonslay335, @DanielGallagher, @FourOctets, @malwrhunterteam, @LawrenceAbrams, @struppigel, @malwareforme, @MarceloRivero, and @JakubKroustek.
November 3rd 2018 [email protected] Ransomware discovered
November 5th 2018 Kraken Cryptor 2.2 spread by Fallout exploit kit
Marcelo Rivero found Kraken Cryptor 2.2 being distributed through the Fallout Exploit
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