Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Wednesday,   July 8th,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Victims of the ThiefQuest ransomware can recover their encrypted files

According to the experts, the EvilQuest ransomware has been distributed in the wild since the beginning of June. Threat actors have started distributing the ransomware in tainted pirated macOS software uploaded on torrent portals and online forums. Once encrypted the file on the infected host, a popup is displayed to the victim, informing it that its files have been encrypted. The victims is directed to open a ransom note dropped on their desktop that includes instructions for the payment of the ransomware. Now a security firm has released a free decryptor software that allows victims of the TiefQuest ransomware to recover their encrypted files. Learn more >

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