CryptXXX ransomware

Pierluigi Paganini July 21, 2016
Major websites compromised in the last SoakSoak campaign

A large number of business websites have been compromised by the SoakSoak gang to deliver ransomware. Security experts from Invincea firm have discovered that a large number of websites were recruited by the SoakSoak botnet to deliver CryptXXX malware. The list of compromised sites is long and includes the tourism website for Guatemala and the do-it-yourself project […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 16, 2016
Experts also cracked the CryptXXX ransomware 2.0

Security Experts at Kaspersky have updated their decryption tool to adapt to the second version of CryptXXX ransomware in the RannohDecryptor A couple of hours ago I published an interesting post the summarizes the ransomware activities in the last week, and unfortunately, this kind of malware is becoming even more popular in the criminal underground. […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 27, 2016
Smile, you can recover files encrypted by the CryptXXX ransomware

Security experts at Kaspersky have found a way to decrypt files locked by the CryptXXX ransomware by using the RannohDecryptor utility. Good news for the victims of ransomware, the security experts at Kaspersky Lab have successfully cracked the CryptXXX  ransomware. The CryptXXX ransomware was first spotted by experts from Proofpoint in April when a number of compromised websites hosting the Angler exploit kit were […]