Good news ! Hackbusters community is waiting for you !  https://discuss.hackbusters.com
KnowBe4 has been running the HackBusters site for a few years now, providing you with trending IT security news. We are expanding it and have launched a new exciting online community! The forum is divided into four main topics or categories: Social Engineering, Ransomware, Phishing and Security Awareness Training. You are invited to be one of the first to join us at: https://discuss.hackbusters.com.

BadRabbit Ransomware Strikes Eastern Europe

Badrabbit-ransomware-strikes-eastern-europe-showcase_image-3-a-10400
BadRabbit Ransomware Strikes Eastern Europe Russia and Ukraine Suffer Most Infections of New Crypto-Locking Ransomware Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • October 25, 2017 BadRabbit's .onion site landing page, where victims go to pay a ransom. (Source: ESET)

As new ransomware called BadRabbit infects systems across Eastern Europe, cybersecurity experts are monitoring the outbreak, in part to see if it will match the disruption caused by this year's WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware campaigns.

See Also: Effective Cyber Threat Hunting Requires an Actor and Incident Centric Approach

BadRabbit, which encrypts files on hard drives and asks for a ransom, has so far hampered the subway system in Ukraine's capital city of Kiev as well as the country's Odessa International Airport, which said on Tuesday it had been "attacked by hackers."

Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Group-IB says that a number of major media companies in Russia were affected. The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team...(continued)

View All Trending Stories