Cerber Dominates Ransomware Landscape After Locky's Demise

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Cerber Dominates Ransomware Landscape After Locky's Demise
Botnet Cerber, Locky, Necurs, TeslaCrypt
Malware
Botnet/malware group Cryptolocker
Exploit kits
Services
Feature
Distribution vector
Target
Origin
Campaign
Operation/Working group
Vulnerability
CCProtocol
Date 2017 / 2017-04-14
Editor/Conference Bleeping Computer
Link https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cerber-dominates-ransomware-landscape-after-lockys-demise/ (Archive copy)
Author Catalin Cimpanu
Type Blogpost

Abstract

The Cerber ransomware family has risen to take Locky's place at the top of the ransomware mountain after new Locky versions stopped coming out last year, and spam operations spreading Locky have slowed down to a trickle in 2017.

Bibtex

 @misc{Cimpanu2017BFR5324,
   editor = {Bleeping Computer},
   author = {Catalin Cimpanu},
   title = {Cerber Dominates Ransomware Landscape After Locky's Demise},
   date = {14},
   month = Apr,
   year = {2017},
   howpublished = {\url{https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cerber-dominates-ransomware-landscape-after-lockys-demise/}},
 }