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MegaCortex Ransomware Revamps for Mass Distribution

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MegaCortex Ransomware Revamps for Mass Distribution

A dangerous enterprise-focused ransomware, MegaCortex, has been retooled to become a weapon for wide-scale attacks.

Previously used only in manual, post-network-exploitation, targeted campaigns on carefully selected targets, MegaCortex now has a second variant that adds automation to the kill chain. This gives the malware a path to wider distribution, according to researchers at Accenture’s iDefense division.
The original version of MegaCortex protected its main payload with a...
MegaCortex Ransomware Revamps for Mass Distribution