New Rumba STOP Ransomware Being Installed by Software Cracks

Lawrence Abrams reports:

The STOP ransomware has seen very heavy distribution over the last month using adware installers disguised as cracks. This campaign continues with a new variant released over the past few days that appends the .rumba extension to the names of encrypted files.

Using adware bundles and software cracks as a new distribution method, STOP has become one of the most prolific ransomware infections we have seen in quite a while.

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