Remember that “kill switch” which shut down the WannCry ransomware? An anonymous reader quotes Motherboard: Over Friday and Saturday, samples of the malware emerged without that debilitating feature, meaning that attackers may be able to resume spreading ransomware even though a security researcher cut off the original wave. “I can confirm we’ve had versions without the kill switch domain connect since yesterday, ” Costin Raiu, director of global research and analysis team at Kaspersky Lab told Motherboard on Saturday… Another researcher confirmed they have seen samples of the malware without the killswitch. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
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Researchers Find New Version Of WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Without A Kill Switch