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New Cerber Ransomware Variant Pops Up, Brings New Features
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2017, 11:17:09 PM »
New Cerber Ransomware Variant Pops Up, Brings New Features
3 May 2017, 3:11 pm

Cerber is back with a new variant which has emerged in the past month. This new ransomware variant comes with multipart arrival vectors and new file encryption routines. 

For over a year now, Cerber has been a constant threat, climbing to the top of ransomware charts. In the first quarter of 2017, it accounted for about 87% of ransomware attacks, which is an amazing and terrifying statistic. 

In April 2017, security researchers from TrendMicro claim Cerber reached its 6th version. All in all, the malware is generating millions of dollars in revenue for operators and developers, especially since it is distributed as ransomware-as-a-service. 

Old malware, new features

This new version of Cerber sports multipart arrival vectors and ... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

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