Evil Corp’s WastedLocker Demanding Millions of Dollars for Decryption

From securityboulevard.com


What happens when one of the most prolific and infamous financially motivated cybercriminal organizations decides to develop a new ransomware strain? Unfortunately for us, this can be answered without conjecture or assumptions. Infamous cybercriminal organization Evil Corp, best known for the Dridex banking malware, answered that question for us in 2017 with the Bitpaymer ransomware. Now, reports have emerged that the group has answered the question for the second time with the development of an entirely new ransomware strain, WastedLocker, which was seen in the wild in May and information released to the public toward the end of June.

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