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Shark Ransomware-as-a-Service: A real threat, a scam, or both?

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Aug 16, 2016.

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    A new Ransomware-as-a-Service project has sprung up, and the “service providers” are allowing others to use it for free, but take a 20 percent cut out of every ransom that gets paid by the victims. The ransomware is called Shark. According to security researcher David Montenegro and Bleeping Computer, the project’s site is accessible to anyone who knows the address, and not just to Tor users. It’s a simple WordPress site, from where would-be criminals … More →

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