Double Trouble: Ransomware with Data Leak Extortion
The most prominent eCrime trend observed so far in 2020 is big game hunting (BGH) actors stealing and leaking victim data in order to force ransom payments and, in some cases, demand two ransoms. Data extortion is not a new tactic for criminal adversaries; however, when BGH operations don’t result in payment, victims now face a double-headed threat of ensuring their data does not make it into the hands of others.
- Double Trouble: Ransomware with Data Leak Extortion, Part 1
- Double Trouble: Ransomware with Data Leak Extortion, Part 2
CryptXXX Technical Deep Dive
Analysis of the CryptXXX in which I found cryptographic flaws which allowed its decryption based on an insecure seed value.
H1N1: Technical analysis reveals new capabilities
Two part blog on the H1N1 malware.