Cerber ransomware analysis
Aliases: Win32/Filecoder.Cerber.B (ESET-NOD32); Ransom.Cerber (Malwarebytes); Ransom:Win32/Cerber (Microsoft); Win-Trojan/Cerber.Gen (AhnLab-V3); RANSOM_CERBER(Trend Micro)
Cerber is one of the most widely spread ransomware families, consisting of many different variants, most of them still active to date. Its damage capabilities are extensive, targeting files and databases, and its reach is wide, as this family is part of the most important ransomware-as-a-service platforms.
This Cerber ransomware analysis is based on a representative, specific ransomware variant (having the hash value specified in the corresponding section below). There are other variants that behave similarly, but the details may differ to various extents.
Cerber ransomware is powerful malware that renders data unreadable and demands ransom for its recovery. TEMASOFT Ranstop offers protection against it and other ransomware, including new and zero-day variants.