Tag: Wannacry

New Amnesia Ransomware Variant Poses as WannaCry Clone

Many different ransomware types have come and gone over the past few years. This industry is booming like never before, with new variants rolling out on a regular basis. The Amnesia ransomware strain was once a threat, but a free decryption tool was released earlier this year. However, a new variant of this malware strain surfaced last week, which seems closely related to the WannaCry ransomware strain. Amnesia Ransomware Mounts a …
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Remaining WannaCry Bitcoin Money Is on the Move

We have another interesting development regarding the WannaCry ransomware strain on our hands. Just last month, some of the Bitcoin funds that this malware strain had stolen were moved from its original address. It now appears the remaining funds have been moved to a different address as well. Considering how BTC-e cannot launder the proceeds and BitMixer is gone, the question now becomes where these funds will end up. WannaCry Bitcoin …
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Developers of WannaCry Ransomware Arrested by Chinese Police

The WannaCry ransomware attack caused massive damage globally. A lot of computers and entire systems were crippled by this malware over the course of only a few days. It now appears there is a WannaCry variant targeting the Android ecosystem. To our relief, the Chinese police officials have arrested the developers. This goes to show some countries take these issues far more seriously than others. China Doesn’t Mess Around With Android …
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WannaCry Clone Marks the Fourth Major Ransomware Attack Against the Ukraine in two Months

While most people have all but forgotten about the WannaCry ransomware attack, residents of the Ukraine are dealing with a clone of this destructive malware. More specifically, it is one of the many ransomware campaigns targeting Ukraine specifically, which is quite problematic. This new clone does not have an official name yet, but it shows clear similarities to WannaCry. Ukraine is a big Target for Ransomware Attacks It is unclear …
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