Fake Google Software Updates Spread New Ransomware


Malware is being smuggled onto target devices by threat actors via phoney Microsoft and Google software upgrades.

The most recent example is “HavanaCrypt,” a fresh ransomware programme that Trend Micro researchers recently found in the wild disguising as a Google Software Update application. Unlike other ransomware, the malware’s command and control (C2) server is located on a Microsoft Web hosting IP address, said Trend Micro. Read More…