Tag: Ransomware-as-a-service

Philadelphia RaaS Shows Criminal Services Are Getting More Professional

Over the past few years, we have seen some troublesome evolutions in cybercrime. One of those worrisome trends is known as ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS). A new type of RaaS known as Philadelphia is making a lot of headlines. This particular service is run like a legitimate business, and it even has its very own professional YouTube video. Philadelphia RaaS Acts Professionally The Black Hat 2017 conference is always interesting to follow, and a lot …
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FrozrLock Ransomware-as-a-service Positions Itself as a “Security Tool”

Online crime takes a turn for the worse when developers are starting to refer to ransomware as a “great security tool”. That is exactly what FrozrLock is claiming, as this new ransomware-as-a-service tool encrypts files in mere minutes. For now, the tool is advertised at a price of US$220, although that number may come down sooner or later. This is yet another interesting development in the world of cybercrime, to …
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Karmen Ransomware-as-a-service Poses a Legitimate Threat

Ransomware-as-a-service has quickly become quite a popular business model among internet criminals residing on the deep web. Karmen, a new type of ransomware-as-a-service, is currently being advertised on multiple hacking forums. It appears this new malware distribution effort is based out of Russia, as the people marketing this tool are only doing so on Russian-speaking hacking forums. More Ransomware Threats Are Never Good The Karmen ransomware-as-a-service advertisement is quite the …
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New Ransomware-as-a-service Program Will Cause a Spike in Malware Infections

Not a day goes by without a new form of malware making quite an impact. Dot ransomware, a new ransomware-as-a-service offering found on the dark web, makes the distribution of this powerful malware rather straightforward. Regardless of previous technical expertise, any wannabe online criminal can start a ransomware campaign in a matter of minutes. A very troublesome development, that much is certain. Dot Ransomware Will See Spectacular Growth Soon When …
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