Tag: Cerber

Cerber Ransomware Aims to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Information

Existing ransomware strains often see their fair share of updates along the way. Some developers would rather keep their existing creations alive rather than develop a new project from scratch. Cerber is currently one of the best-known types of ransomware and is more than capable of causing havoc. It now appears that its updated version can steal Bitcoin wallet data as well as passwords stored in the browser. Cerber Updates Cause More …
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Cerber Ransomware Rebrands to CRBR Encryptor

The Cerber ransomware is no more. The ransomware itself is still active, but now goes by a different name. As of last week, the malicious tool has rebranded to CRBR. Developers may be trying to confuse security researchers countering its efforts. It is not a new cyber threat, so current protection and countermeasures should hold up to it. A New Name for Cerbere But Identical Inner Workings Even ransomware developers have to …
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Machine Learning-Based Security Tools Fail to Detect new Cerber Ransomware Strain

Machine learning is one of the most intriguing developments in the world of technology has seen so far. Unfortunately, there are limitations as to what this technology can do. A new update to the popular Cerber ransomware successfully evades machine learning techniques to remain undetected. A very disturbing development, as it goes to show how criminals continue to outsmart security experts Even Machine Learning Can’t Block Ransomware Finding a solution to …
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Update Variant of Cerber Ransomware Capable of Bypassing Antivirus Files

It was only a matter of time until a new ransomware threat would make its appearance. Cerber, one of the longest-running strains of ransomware known to date, has received some massive upgrades which pose a legitimate security threat. The latest version is able to bypass antivirus security and firewalls, which leaves billions of internet-connected devices vulnerable to attack. For the time being, security researchers are working on a solution. New …
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