Ranstop protects files against the “.Osiris” variant of Locky – Temasoft Lab Demo

Case subject – A Locky variant nicknamed “.Osiris” (Virustotal details) For this test, the TEMASOFT Research Lab Team let loose one of the latest Locky variants, which features many improvements regarding speed, obfuscation, and strength of the cryptography. The malware uses multiple processes to ensure coverage for as many files as possible and usually gets […]

Ranstop blocks Spora ransomware and restores affected files, while most anti-virus products fail to detect this new ransomware – Temasoft Lab Demo

Case subject – Spora “replacer” ransomware (Virustotal details) For today’s exercise, the Temasoft Research Lab Team focused on a new and intriguing ransomware variant: Spora. This ransomware is interesting because it is what the security community calls a “replacer,” exhibiting a different and more complex behavior than typical ransomware. We have run the malware sample […]

Ranstop blocks a Graftor screen locker ransomware variant – Temasoft Lab Demo

Case subject – A Graftor screen locker variant (Virustotal details) Following up on the Beta 2 release of TEMASOFT Ranstop, featuring screen locker protection, our Research Lab Team staged a demo to assess the effectiveness of the new security feature. For this exercise, we got hold of a Graftor screen locker variant to tested out […]

Ransomware incapacitates town government and affects the 911 service

Ransomware is one of the most significant threats to nowadays IT systems because it has an outstanding potential of generating untraceable revenue for the cyber criminals, over relatively short periods of time. No other type of malware can challenge its position in this respect. For the victims, ransomware comes with downtime, concern, the effort to […]

Ranstop blocks a CryptoLocker variant – Temasoft Lab Demo

Case subject – A CryptoLocker variant (Virustotal details) During this test, the TEMASOFT Research Lab Team used an isolated network to run a live ransomware. The payload is a variant of CryptoLocker that arrives as an executable which displays a standard “folder” icon, to trick users into clicking on it. Once clicked the executable asks […]