MegaCortex Ransomware target the corporate sector and are trying to gain access to the organization’s domain controller in order to deliver the ransomware to the maximum number of workstations.
HiddenWasp new malware designed for Linux machines to manage them remotely. Unlike the Windows cyber security ecosystem, threats related to Linux systems are not often discussed in sufficient detail.
eCh0raix ransomware campaign aimed at QNAP Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices used for backups and file storage. The attackers hack servers with weak passwords and require a ransom of 0.05–0.06 BTC.
ERIS Ransomware encrypts user files with Salsa20 + RSA, and then requires a ransom to give it back. It is distributed via RIG exploit kit. A user would simple have visit a malicious web page to get infected with ERIS.
Sodin, Sodinokibi, REvil or BlueBackground Ransomware encrypts user data with AES, and then requires a ransom at 0.475–0.950 BTC to return files. It exploits a zero-day, CVE-2018-8453, was previously abused by an APT, and was patched in the Oct 18 Patch Tuesday.