Alexandre Mundo, Senior Malware Analyst is part of Mcafee's Advanced Threat Research team. He reverses the new threads in advanced attacks and make research of them in a daily basis. He is focused in APT and new, and old but very active, ransomware attacks and malware. He performs malware and forensic analysis and teach junior malware analysts and has developed training courses, workshops and presentations of malware analysis.
He worked as freelance and consultor in the past too.

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BlackMatter Ransomware Analysis; The Dark Side Returns

BlackMatter is a new ransomware threat discovered at the end of July 2021. This malware started with a strong group...

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McAfee ATR Threat Report: A Quick Primer on Cuba Ransomware

Executive Summary  Cuba ransomware is an older ransomware, that has recently undergone some development. The actors have incorporated the leaking of victim data to increase its impact...

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Babuk Ransomware

Executive Summary Babuk ransomware is a new ransomware threat discovered in 2021 that has impacted at least five big enterprises,...

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RagnarLocker Ransomware Threatens to Release Confidential Information

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The RagnarLocker ransomware first appeared in the wild at the end of December 2019 as part of a...

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Nemty Ransomware – Learning by Doing

Executive Summary The McAfee Advanced Threat Research Team (ATR) observed a new ransomware family named ‘Nemty’ on 20 August 2019....

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Ransomware Maze

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Maze ransomware, previously known in the community as “ChaCha ransomware”, was discovered on May the 29th 2019...

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Buran Ransomware; the Evolution of VegaLocker

McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research Team observed how a new ransomware family named ‘Buran’ appeared in May 2019. Buran works as...

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Clop Ransomware

This new ransomware was discovered by Michael Gillespie on 8 February 2019 and it is still improving over time. This...

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RDP Stands for “Really DO Patch!” – Understanding the Wormable RDP Vulnerability CVE-2019-0708

During Microsoft’s May Patch Tuesday cycle, a security advisory was released for a vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)....

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Ryuk, Exploring the Human Connection

In collaboration with Bill Siegel and Alex Holdtman from Coveware.   At the beginning of 2019, McAfee ATR published an...

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