In 2018, cryptomining malware infected organizations roughly 10 times more than ransomware.  However, since then, ransomware has climbed back to the top of the cybercrime landscape. Europol witnessed this resurgence, prompting the law enforcement agency to name ransomware as the top threat in 2019. Although...

What we know about the NotPetya ransomware attack that started in Ukraine Overview of NotPetya This is a new variant of the Petya ransomware family that targets Windows systems. The outbreak began Tuesday morning. It has been referred to by several names, including PetrWrap, GoldenEye, Petya.A, Petya.C,...

We regularly monitor for spikes of malicious activity within our analysis results that we can relate to new malware campaigns. One such spike occurred on April 11, when we saw a significant increase in malicious PDF files in every region of the world. I wanted to...