Slowing or stopping the global ransomware threat will take cooperation among government, enterprises, and law enforcement.
Researchers shed light on the FiveHands ransomware, which was deployed after a threat group exploited a now-patched SonicWall flaw in January.
A ransomware task force has proposed a variety of technical, policy, and regulatory means for disrupting ransomware, including tracking Bitcoin transactions more closely and mandating ransom payment disclosures.
Attackers exploited a previously-disclosed flaw in Fortinet VPN servers in order to hit European industrial firms with the Cring ransomware.
Attackers are installing the DearCry ransomware on some vulnerable Exchange servers.