The Week in Ransomware – May 3rd 2019 – Hello Dear Friend!



Yes, I know this week’s title is a bit strange, but so are the comments made by ransomware devs in their ransom notes. Yes, a ransom note said “Hello dear friend!”

This week was an interesting week as we saw more ransomware being released that is targeting the enterprise, such as the Sodinokib Ransomware and MegaCortex. We also have good news as a decryptor for the MegaLocker and NamPoHyu Virus Ransomware were released. Serves them right for calling us devils!

Other than that, it was your normal week of new variants being released for existing ransomware such as Dharma and STOP Djvu.

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