Cloud Security Alliance Announces World Class Speaker Line Up for Second Annual Federal Summit

Cloud Security Alliance Announces World Class Speaker Line Up for Second Annual Federal Summit

Program to Feature Insights and Perspectives into the Federal Government Cloud Strategy and Use of Cloud Services along with Best Practices to Ensure Cloud Security in Regulatory Environments Washington, DC – April 28, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced a world-class line up of speakers and presentations for its second annual Cloud Security Alliance Federal [...]

Afraidgate: Major Exploit Kit Campaign Swaps Locky Ransomware for CryptXXX

Afraidgate: Major Exploit Kit Campaign Swaps Locky Ransomware for CryptXXX

In mid-April 2016, a campaign using Nuclear Exploit Kit (EK) to distribute Locky ransomware switched to using the Angler EK to install CryptXXX ransomware. This campaign uses gates registered through FreeDNS at afraid.org. We are calling this the Afraidgate campaign. Although we continue to see Locky distributed through malicious spam, we have not noticed Locky [...]