Tag: Jaff

Latest Locky Ransomware Distribution Campaign Targets Windows XP and Vista Users

There is good news and bad news when it comes to the infamous Locky ransomware strain. The bad news is how this type of malware has received another update and is now being distributed via a spam campaign. The good news is how it only targets Windows XP and Vista users. This latter part is not necessarily all that good, though, as a lot of consumers and corporations still rely …
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Kaspersky Labs’ RakhniDecryptor Can Now Decrypt Jaff Ransomware Free of Charge

Over the past few weeks, we have paid some attention to the Jaxx ransomware strain. It turns out this is not much of a threat anymore, thanks to a new decryptor tool being released by Kaspersky Labs. This is excellent news for anyone who is currently dealing with a Jaff ransomware infection. It is also interesting this decryptor was released without the malware developers releasing the master decryption key. Jaff …
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Jaff Ransomware Shares Backend Infrastructure With Darknet Marketplace Selling Stolen Financial Data

Not too long ago, we touched upon the Jaff ransomware. This particular type of malware demands a two-Bitcoin payment from its victims, which is quite a steep price right now. However, it appears there is a lot more to this malicious tool than first assumed. Further research unveils a new strain of Jaff has direct ties to an underground marketplace selling stolen bank accounts and credit cards. Jaff Ransomware Is …
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Jaff Ransomware Demands a Two Bitcoin Payment to Decrypt Files

Ransomware comes in many different shapes and sizes. Some malware strains are rather easy to remove free of charge, whereas others can be a real pain in the rear. Jaff, a new type of ransomware, is perhaps one of the most expensive types of malware we have seen in quite some time. It demands a ransom of $3,700 to be paid in Bitcoin, which is a rather steep amount. Jaff …
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