Evil Corp deploys new WastedLocker ransomware

Dennis Fisher writes:

The Russian attack group responsible for distributing the Dridex malware and BitPaymer ransomware and was the target of sanctions from the Department of Justice last year has reemerged with a new strain of ransomware called WastedLocker and an updated distribution framework to install it on victims’ machines.


The new variant does not share many characteristics with the earlier BitPaymer ransomware and Evil Corp is using WastedLocker carefully, going after specific targets inside networks that cause the most havoc for the victim organization.

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