What to do if your company gets attacked by ransomware | Kaspersky official blog

You’ve read our thousand and one articles on guarding your network from every threat under the sun. But sometimes, despite all precautions, an infection gets in. Now is the time for cool heads and quick, decisive actions. Your response will help determine whether the incident becomes a deadly headache for…Read More

CD Projekt confirms ransomware attack on internal system | Kaspersky official blog

CD Projekt has issued a statement, saying that unspecified ransomware attacked the company’s information systems. The company, known for game series The Witcher and the notorious Cyberpunk 2077 project and behind digital distribution service GOG.com, says that to its knowledge users’ personal data wasn’t affected by the attack. What happened?…Read More

How to decrypt files encrypted by Fonix | Kaspersky official blog

When the Fonix ransomware group suddenly announced the end of its activities and published a master key for decoding encrypted files, our experts immediately updated the Rakhni Decryptor tool to automate the process. You can download the tool right here. The Fonix example illustrates yet again why even if you…Read More

Malware wrapped in Cyberpunk 2077

No sooner was Cyberpunk 2077 released for Windows and consoles than we came across a “beta version for Android” online. It was completely free to download from a site bearing the name cyberpunk2077mobile[.]com. The game’s actual developer has yet to announce any mobile version of the game, so we decided…Read More

Transatlantic Cable podcast, episode 172

We couldn’t take a hiatus from COVID-19 for the 172nd edition of the Kaspersky Transatlantic Cable podcast. We kick off this episode with Microsoft fingering two nation states targeting virus researchers for some cyberespionage. That’s unfortunate, but I would be lying if I said I was surprised. Maybe I am…Read More