Once again, you can decrypt your CryptXXX ransomware files for free

Ransomware authors are human. They make mistakes.

And their mistakes mean that you might be able to recover your encrypted data.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

SoakSoak using compromised websites to spread CryptXXX ransomware

The SoakSoak botnet is compromising business websites so that they redirect visitors to the Neutrino exploit kit and CryptXXX ransomware.

David Bisson reports.

New CryptXXX ransomware variant made authors $50K in two weeks

Researchers have spotted a new variant of CryptXXX ransomware that made its authors close to US $50,000 in a little more than two weeks.

David Bisson reports.

Anime site redirects to Neutrino exploit kit, CryptXXX ransomware

Jkanime, an anime streaming site that typically receives 33 million visitors a month, has been found spreading malicious code onto visiting users’ computers.

David Bisson reports.

CryptXXX ransomware evolves, renders decryption tool useless

Upgrades made to CryptXXX ransomware over the past couple of weeks have rendered a previously available decryption tool useless.

David Bisson reports.

Perez Hilton website visitors hit by two malvertising attacks in same week

Visitors to the immensely popular celebrity gossip blogging website Perez Hilton have recently been struck by ransomware attacks pushed out via poisoned ads.

David Bisson reports.

CryptXXX ransomware steals bitcoins and data from infected PCs

Researchers have discovered a new ransomware variant that has close ties to the group behind the Angler Exploit Kit, Bedep malware, and Reveton ransomware.

David Bisson reports.