Sean Metcalf (@PyroTek3) is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) /
Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) in Directory Services
(Active Directory Windows Server 2008 R2) which is an elite group
of Active Directory experts (only about 100 worldwide)….
The “Cerber” family of ransomware first appeared in open source reporting in March 2016, with victims readily identified by the “.cerber” extension left on encrypted files. Unlike many other ransomware variants, Cerber is designed to encrypt a victim’s file system immediately, without receiving “confirmation” or instructions from a command and control (C2) node. After this malicious encryption is complete, HTML and text files are opened on the infected machine, reporting that files have been encrypted and directing the victim to install Tor and to visit the payment page. Currently, the payment site is hosted on a Tor hidden service and […]
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