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Top 10 Ransomware

Ransomware Description
SamSa - Ransomware The ransomware targets a range of sectors including healthcare, industrial control, and government. The malicious software seeks out insecure RDP connections as well as vulnerable JBoss systems to carry out its infections. The ransomware was discovered over 2 years ago and new variants are still being released.
Dharma - Ransomware The ransomware appends various extensions to infected files and is a variant of CrySiS. The malware has been in operation since 2016 and the threat actors behind the ransomware continue to release new variants which are not decryptable.
Matrix - Ransomware The ransomware appeared on the threat landscape two years ago with new variants still being discovered in 2018. Recent variants of Matrix append various extensions including .eman, .itlock, .kok08, and .fastbob. Victims are given 7 days to reach the threat actor by email or bit-message or their decryption key will be deleted.
Jigsaw - Ransomware The ransomware threatens to delete files every hour unless the victim pays the ransom. Victims are infected after being tricked into believing they are downloading fraudulent versions of various software. Variants of the malware also report the encrypted files will be sent to your contacts if the ransom is not paid. New variants of the ransomware continue to be discovered in 2018 and append a range of extensions to infected files including ".fun", ".CryptWalker", ".LolSe...
Fake Globe - Ransomware The ransomware impersonates Globe ransomware and appends various extensions to encrypted files. The ransomware continues to evolve and multiple variants continue to appear in the wild. The malicious software is also known as Globe Imposter, Ox4444, and GUST. Victims are required to email the threat actor for the decryption key to gain access to the encrypted files.
Scarab - Ransomware The ransomware uses AES encryption and adds various extensions to infected files. In November 2017 it was discovered the Necurs botnet was used to spread the malicious software. Multiple variants of the ransomware continue to appear on the threat landscape.
Stop - Ransomware The ransomware uses AES encryption and adds one of more than 20 different extensions to infected files. The malicious software was discovered at the end of 2017 with new variants appearing on the threat landscape throughout 2018 and into 2019. The ransom note for some variants report to give the victim a 50% discount if the threat actor is contacted via email within 72 hours.
Ryuk - Ransomware The ransomware uses AES and RSA encryption and demands between 15 and 50 Bitcoin for the decryption key. The malicious software kills hundreds of processes and services and also encrypts not only local drives but also network drives. The attacks are reported to be targeted at organizations that are capable of paying the large ransom demanded.
GandCrab 5 - Ransomware The ransomware appends random extensions to encrypted files and directs the victim to an html file for instructions on how to decrypt infected files. The threat actor demands the ransom be paid in either Bitcoin or DASH. GandCrab 5 also scans network shares and mapped drives to find files to encrypt. The threat actors behind the ransomware use a variety of infection vectors including PowerShell, Botnets, Exploit Kits, Trojanized Programs, SpearPhishing, and Remote Desktop.
Lucky - Ransomware The ransomware uses AES encryption and appends ".lucky" to infected files. The malware is capable of spreading without user interaction and takes advantage of flaws in a range of software applications including Windows, JBoss, WebLogic, Tomcat, Apache Struts, and Spring Data Commons.