Author: Alexander Sevtsov

Authored by: Alexander Sevtsov Edited by: Stefano Ortolani In the previous article, we have described an attack that makes use of a script moniker to execute a Windows Script Component (WSC) file or scriptlet. A scriptlet is nothing more than an XML-file wrapping a script like JScript, VBScript,...

[Ransomware Series Part 3] Authored by: Alexander Sevtsov This is the third installment of a multipart series on ransomware. While this segment stands on its own, the earlier posts offer additional details and information about ransomware and how it operates. Part 1: Ransomware Delivery Mechanisms Part 2: Ransomware: Too...

Authored by:  Alexander Sevtsov and Clemens Kolbitsch Ransomware has become one of the most serious security threats today. Practically every business, public organization (including local governments, healthcare institutions or public transport systems) or private company, and even individuals, are under attack. [caption id="attachment_2593" align="aligncenter" width="696"] Source: Lastline Knowledgebase[/caption] Regardless of...