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This devious new ransomware encrypts itself to avoid your antivirus

May 9, 2023

Via: Techradar

A new ransomware variant has been detected that is able to evade detection by encrypting itself.

Cybersecurity researchers from risk and financial advisory solutions firm Kroll recently discovered a variant of the ransomware known as Cactus.

Besides the usual operation – encrypting files and leaving behind a ransom note – the malware also has a unique way to avoid getting detected by antivirus programs and endpoint security solutions.

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