HomuWitch is a ransomware strain that initially emerged in July 2023. Unlike the majority of current ransomware strains, HomuWitch targets end-users - individuals - rather than institutions and companies.
The team at Avast has developed a decryptor for the Rhysida ransomware and released it for public download. The Rhysida ransomware has been active since May 2023. As of Feb 2024, their TOR site lists 78 attacked companies, including IT (Information Technology) sector, healthcare, universities, and...
10 Billion Attacks Blocked in 2023, Qakbot's Resurrection, and Google API Abused
In cooperation with Cisco Talos and Dutch Police, Avast is releasing an updated version of the Avast Babuk decryption tool, capable of restoring files encrypted by the Babuk variant called Tortilla.
Stunning 50% Surge in Blocked Attacks, Resulting in 1 Billion Monthly Blocks
Technical analysis of Rhysida Ransomware family that emerged in the Q2 of 2023
Unveiling the Dominance of Scams Amidst a 24% Surge in Blocked Attacks
Researchers for Avast have developed a decryptor for the Akira ransomware and released it for public download. The Akira ransomware appeared in March 2023 and since then, the gang claims successful attacks on various organizations in the education, finance and real estate industries, amongst others.
Social Engineering Dominance, Rising Tide of Information-Stealers, and OneNote Abused by Malware Groups