Ryuk ransomware variant with worm capabilities detected

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Ryuk ransomware

In early 2021, researchers security spotted a new variant of the known Ryuk ransomware, which has type capabilities worm, which allow it “lateral movement” within the infected networks.

Ryuk ransomware has been active since at least 2018 and many experts have linked it to Russian cyber criminals. It ransomware has been used in many attacks on large organizations and researchers estimate that hackers have won at least $ 150 million from businesses their.

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