Ransomware has run amok over the last few years, and continued to evolve and improve. In today’s Daily Security Byte, I describe two new variants of ransomware that have appeared in the wild. One sample expands on ransomware’s malicious techniques, making it more dangerous, while the other just seems to try and cash in on the extortion trend. Watch the video below to learn more, and stick around until the end to hear a few WatchGuard and blog related updates.
Episode Runtime: 5:17
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fYHQ6EUqe8
- Kaspersky’s post on Satana ransomware – Kaspersky
- Talos researchers describe Ranscam – Talos Intel
- Article on Ranscam ransomware – Ars Technica
- WatchGuard educational webinar on ransomware – WatchGuard