Thanos ransomware auto-spreads to Windows devices, evades security

Lawrence Abrams reports that what is now known as Thanos ransomware has features that make it cause for serious concern.

In a new report by Recorded Future, we learn that this ransomware is named Thanos and is being promoted as a Ransomware-as-a-Service on Russian-speaking hacker forums since February.

Being promoted by a threat actor named Nosophorus, Thanos is enlisting hackers and malware distributors to distribute the ransomware. For doing so, they will receive a revenue share, which is typically around 60-70%, of any ransom payments.

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