Vulnerabilities Allow Hijacking of Most Ransomware to Prevent File Encryption


A researcher has demonstrated how a weakness common to numerous ransomware families may be used to control and kill the malware before it encrypts files on vulnerable systems.

Early in 2021, the Malvuln project was launched. SecurityWeek covered it in January 2021, when there were only a few dozen entries, and again in June 2021, when there were 260. Malvuln had almost 600 malware vulnerabilities as of May 4, 2022. Read More…