Ransomware Roundup: Cryptonite Ransomware


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FortiGuard Labs has reported on Cryptonite ransomware, which was found to target Microsoft Windows machines by encrypting files and demands a ransom for the file decryption.

Cryptonite is a fully functional ransomware that exists as a Free and Open Source (FOSS) and is programmed in Python.

Additionally, a server must be configured to receive input from a malicious payload running on a victim machine.

The adversary utilizes NGrok to establish a reverse proxy that hides the IP address.

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