More Bang for the Buck Cross-Platform Ransomware Is the Next Problem


RedAlert and Monster, two newly emerging ransomware gangs, have implemented cross-platform capabilities to make attacks against many operating systems and environments simpler to carry out. It is a prime example of the multiplatform ransomware attacks that are becoming increasingly common and for which defences must prepare.

One of the new threat groups, known as RedAlert or N13V, supports VMware’s enterprise-class ESXi hypervisor and produces executables in a Linux-specific version of C. Read More…