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Website Ransomware Trending Now

Vertek’s security operations team has noticed website ransomware is starting to pick up steam with recent variants of AwesomeWare, a PHP based ransomware that targets vulnerable web servers and encrypts the web server files with Rijndael AES 128bit cipher. Infected hosts redirect all web traffic to the  ransom note/defacement page requesting contact by email and/or payment via bitcoin wallet. AwesomeWare AwesomeWare was developed by Bug7Sec, an Indonesian threat actor, and placed on Github.com about......

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