Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Ransomware Now Comes With Live Chat Support
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Whoopty
50%
50%
Whoopty,
User Rank: Ninja
6/13/2016 | 7:39:34 AM
Confidence
This is an interesting addition to the usual malware attacks plans. Clearly those behind the software have a lot of confidence that providing a direct connection to them won't help authorities identify those individuals that create such malware. 

I bet this does end up with more people paying up though. Lack of know how of how to buy and transfer bitcoins is probably the number one reason a lot of people don't pay.
Joe Stanganelli
50%
50%
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
6/11/2016 | 11:57:34 PM
Customer experience comes to cybercrime
This "democratization" of ransom ware will undoubtedly help bad-doers collect payment -- esp. as it helps to ensure that they're the first ones that victims talk to instead of friends/family/colleagues who might urge them not to pay.


Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Current Issue
2020: The Year in Security
Download this Tech Digest for a look at the biggest security stories that - so far - have shaped a very strange and stressful year.
Flash Poll
Assessing Cybersecurity Risk in Today's Enterprises
Assessing Cybersecurity Risk in Today's Enterprises
COVID-19 has created a new IT paradigm in the enterprise -- and a new level of cybersecurity risk. This report offers a look at how enterprises are assessing and managing cyber-risk under the new normal.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2020-12512
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-22
Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol IO-Link Master in Version 1.5.48 and below is prone to an authenticated reflected POST Cross-Site Scripting
CVE-2020-12513
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-22
Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol IO-Link Master in Version 1.5.48 and below is prone to an authenticated blind OS Command Injection.
CVE-2020-12514
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-22
Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol IO-Link Master in Version 1.5.48 and below is prone to a NULL Pointer Dereference that leads to a DoS in discoveryd
CVE-2020-12525
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-22
M&M Software fdtCONTAINER Component in versions below 3.5.20304.x and between 3.6 and 3.6.20304.x is vulnerable to deserialization of untrusted data in its project storage.
CVE-2020-12511
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-22
Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol IO-Link Master in Version 1.5.48 and below is prone to a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) in the web interface.