Ransomware

Royal Ransomware Goes for High-Profile Targets screenshot

Royal Ransomware Goes for High-Profile Targets

A relatively new ransomware threat actor is making big moves and attracting attention. The new threat actor's presence was first spotted in early 2022 and Royal has been active since. What sets Royal apart from most... Read more

September 30, 2022
Diamond Ransomware Uses Extremely Long Victim ID screenshot

Diamond Ransomware Uses Extremely Long Victim ID

Diamond ransomware is the name of a newly discovered strain of file-encrypting malware. Diamond shows no signs of belonging to a bigger ransomware family. The new Diamond ransomware encrypts nearly every file on the... Read more

September 29, 2022
Netlock Ransomware is a New MedusaLocker Clone screenshot

Netlock Ransomware is a New MedusaLocker Clone

This week a new MedusaLocker variant was spotted in the wild. The new ransomware strain is called Netlock. The Netlock ransomware encrypts files on the system it gets deployed on and makes them unreadable. Affected... Read more

September 28, 2022
Wanqu Ransomware screenshot

Wanqu Ransomware

Wanqu is the peculiar name of a newly discovered strain of file-encrypting malware. The new Wanqu ransomware works largely as expected. It will encrypt most files found on the victim system, leaving OS-essential files... Read more

September 27, 2022
What is Cyber_Puffin Ransomware? screenshot

What is Cyber_Puffin Ransomware?

Cyber_Puffin ransomware is the name of yet another ransomware strain spotted recently in the wild. The ransomware does not belong to any bigger family of clones using the same source code. Cyber_Puffin will encrypt... Read more

September 26, 2022
Ofoq Ransomware screenshot

Ofoq Ransomware

Ofoq ransomware is yet another newly discovered Djvu ransomware clone. The new ransomware does nothing different compared to other Djvu clones. Ofoq will encrypt the target system, leaving files on it scrambled.... Read more

September 23, 2022
Wizard Ransomware Asks for Modest Ransom screenshot

Wizard Ransomware Asks for Modest Ransom

Wizard ransomware is the name of a newly discovered strain of file-encrypting malware. The new variant does nothing special. It will encrypt most files on the targeted computer, leaving them scrambled and unreadable.... Read more

September 30, 2022
What is TeamDarkAnon Ransomware? screenshot

What is TeamDarkAnon Ransomware?

TeamDarkAnon is the unusual name of a new ransomware variant. The new strain does not belong to any specific larger family of ransomware clones. TeamDarkAnon will encrypt the victim system and rename files as it... Read more

September 29, 2022
Unique Ransomware Joins Phobos Clone Family screenshot

Unique Ransomware Joins Phobos Clone Family

A new strain of ransomware belonging to the Phobos family was spotted by researchers this week. The new variant is called the Unique ransomware. Unique encrypts files on the system and leaves them scrambled. Encrypted... Read more

September 28, 2022
Exploit6 Ransomware Encrypts Files & Demands Money screenshot

Exploit6 Ransomware Encrypts Files & Demands Money

Exploit6 is the name of a newly discovered ransomware strain. The new malware does not seem to belong to any bigger ransomware family. Exploit6 encrypts files on the targeted system and scrambles their contents.... Read more

September 26, 2022
ORCA Ransomware screenshot

ORCA Ransomware

ORCA is a new ransomware variant that belongs to the ZEPPELIN family of ransomware clones. ORCA will render a victim system encrypted, leaving only files essential to the operation of the OS untouched. Encrypted file... Read more

September 23, 2022
The Winxvykljw Ransomware is Highly Threatening screenshot

The Winxvykljw Ransomware is Highly Threatening

The Winxvykljw Ransomware is a threatening Windows program created by hackers to hold your computer for ransom and extort the victim. First encountered by chance in the second half of September 2022, the infection... Read more

September 22, 2022
DataBankasi Ransomware Goes After Turkish Victims screenshot

DataBankasi Ransomware Goes After Turkish Victims

A new ransomware that seems to be aimed specifically at Turkish victims was spotted in late September 2022. The new strain is named the DataBankasi ransomware. The ransomware will encrypt files, appending the... Read more

September 30, 2022
What is Aamv Ransomware? screenshot

What is Aamv Ransomware?

Aamv ransomware is a newly discovered strain of file-encrypting malware that belongs to the Djvu family. Aamv will encrypt the victim system, scrambling files and rendering them unopenable. Encrypted file types... Read more

September 28, 2022
What is Arazite Ransomware? screenshot

What is Arazite Ransomware?

Arazite ransomware is a new ransomware variant that was spotted in the wild in late September 2022. It does not seem to belong to any bigger family. The ransomware encrypts files on the targeted system and drops a... Read more

September 27, 2022
Ofww Ransomware Joins Djvu Family of Malware screenshot

Ofww Ransomware Joins Djvu Family of Malware

The Ofww ransomware is the newest member of the Djvu ransomware family. This new Djvu strain behaves as expected. It will encrypt the target system leaving files unopenable. Encrypted files receive the ".ofww"... Read more

September 26, 2022
Oflg Ransomware is a New Djvu Variant screenshot

Oflg Ransomware is a New Djvu Variant

Oflg is a new addition to the endless roster of Djvu ransomware clones. The Oflg ransomware encrypts a target system, leaving files unopenable. Encrypted files include databases, documents, archive files and media... Read more

September 23, 2022
What is BlackBit Ransomware? screenshot

What is BlackBit Ransomware?

BlackBit is the name of a newly discovered strain of ransomware. The new variant belongs to the Loki Locker ransomware family. The ransomware encrypts most files found on the targeted system. Encrypted file types... Read more

September 21, 2022