Ransomware is malicious software that threatens to block access to or expose a user’s data unless a payment is made to the attacker. According to research by McAfee Labs, the number of new ransomware samples continues to grow at a double-digit rate each quarter.
The following is a list of ransomware recently detected by McAfee Advanced Threat Defense. Learn more about each type of ransomware or download a partial McAfee Advanced Threat Defense threat analysis report to view details, including threat level, behavior classification, and file execution timeline. Ask your McAfee representative for access to full McAfee Advanced Threat Defense reports.
This ransomware encrypts files with RSA-2048 encryption and continues to evolve to infect as many users as possible. The malicious software scans the for hundreds of file extensions on the infected host. Some variants report the victim only has 72 hours to pay the ransom or the encrypted files will be destroyed.Partial Report >