Cyber criminals are getting more creative with malware dissemination by crowd-sourcing distribution. A ransomware author is giving away his creation for free, in return for help finding new victims. Cyber criminals spread the malware far and wide, and the author gets a 30% cut of the illicit profits. Watch today’s security video to learn more about this new threat called Tox.
(Episode Runtime: 3:47)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNB4zNF8wrw
- Free ransomware found on the Deep Web – Motherboard
- Security awareness blog post on Tox ransomware – Security Zap
- Analysis of Tox ransomware – McAfee
- Deep web Tox website (visit at your own risk with Tor) – Onion link