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The Week in Ransomware - July 29 2016 - Petya, NoMoreRansom, Chimera, and More!

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This week we have leaked keys, analysis of a new family, 1 new ransomwarevariants, 3 new ransomware infections, and 1 new ransomwaredecryptor. It was a big week for the Petyaand Mischa devs as they opened their Ransomware as a Service to the public and leaked 3,500 decryption keys for the Chimera Ransomware.

Contributors and those who provided new ransomware infothis week include: @DanielGallagher,@kaspersky,@BleepinComputer, @demonslay335, @fwosar, @JAMESWT_MHT, @malwrhunterteam, @JakubKroustek, @PolarToffee,@Seifreed, and@TrendMicro,@nyxbone.If you are interested in ransomware, I suggest you follow all of themon Twitter.

July 25th2016

TrendMicrohas discovered that there is a new family of ransomware called CrypMIC that appears very similar to the CryptXXX ransom family. At this time it is unknown if this is just a new ransomware trying to benefit from CryptXXX success or if its a split in the CryptXXX development tree. This article shows side-by-side differences...(continued)

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