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We’re Up All Night to Get Locky
VB 2016 Presentation – Oct 5-7, Denver
When we first saw and analyzed Locky back in... note was multilingual. The conclusion of our first Locky blog reads:
“We also predict that... Locky ransomware will be a major player in the ransomware scene. Fortinet will continue to monitor... developments regarding this malware”.
As predicted, Locky has become a major ransomware menace... we’ve decided to raise the bar and share even more information about Locky!
We will be
Cracking Locky’s New Anti-Sandbox Technique
Below is a screenshot of it in action:
This new trick may pose challenges for automated Locky... tracking systems that utilize sandboxing due to the following considerations:
New Locky binaries
Locky Launches a More Massive Spam Campaign with New “Lukitus” Variant
It has just been a week since the variation of Locky named Diablo6 appeared. Now it has...
Fig. 2 Familiar Locky ransom note
Same Locky, More Spam
FortiMail blocks all spam emails.
FortiGuard Antivirus service detects Locky samples as
Locky NSIS-based Ransomware is Embracing Its New End of Summer Shape
Over the last few months we saw that Locky’s loader uses seed parameter to execute properly... parameter. Afterwards, we saw Locky shift itself from an EXE to Dynamic Link Library (DLL).
We... recently encountered yet another Locky development, where binary strains are using the Nullsoft... from its Nullsoft package loader.
Decompressing Locky’s Nullsoft Package
Using 7zip, we... Locky NSIS sample
The first file of interest from the decompressed files is “[NSIS].nsi&rdquo
The Locky Saga Continues: Now Uses .odin as File Extension
As a result of our continuous monitoring of the Locky ransomeware we discovered a new Locky variant... some of its other minor updates.
It’s not Odin. It’s Locky  ...;
The transition from “.locky” to “.zepto” extension has caused some... new ransomware family, when in fact, it’s just a new variant of the infamous Locky ransomware... .locky, BinDiff scored it with a striking 85% similarity. These similarities are almosy entirely
The Arms Race against Ransomware Threats
reality check? FortiGuard IPS telemetry shows that the latest major ransomware family, Locky, has... translate this data into a heat map, we see a global phenomenon of Locky ransomware attacks...:
Figure 1. Heatmap of Locky infections
While we in the security sector are doing our best to... yours,
The FortiGuard Lion Team
We will talk more about Locky ransomware on our upcoming Virus... Bulletin Conference 2016 presentation, "Locky Strike: Smoking the Locky Ransomware Code". We look forward to seeing you there.
A Closer Look at Locky Ransomware
A new ransomware named “Locky” is currently circulating in the wild and making the headlines. There... are some good reports regarding Locky ransomware already available over the Internet. This blog... Harry71’s Onion Spider, the Locky decryptor page became available on February 6, 2016 which may indicate..., Locky ransomware calls RDTSC function to get a timestamp counter. It then implements modulo... actors behind Locky are experienced cybercriminals. The way the ransomware is designed resembles
CryptoWall, TeslaCrypt and Locky: A Statistical Perspective
It’s been over two weeks since we reported about Locky and predicted that it will be a major... statistics for CryptoWall, TeslaCrypt and Locky two weeks after (Feb 17th to March 2nd) to see how... Locky is doing and where it sits compared to its more seasoned counterparts.
While the statistics... cover a short timeframe, it does give some insights not only on Locky’s early operations but..., TeslaCrypt and Locky C&C communications. It is important to consider that when analysing IPS hits
Locky Unleashes Multiple Spam Waves with a New Variant “ykcol“
While FortiGuard Labs was preparing for another presentation on our Locky research at the Black... Intelligence System (KTIS)1 caught another Locky variant using a new extension – “ykcol...” or “locky” spelled backwards.
Locky has been stepping up its game over the... related URLs)
At the same point in time, compromised URLs in the same wave lead to the same locky... sample when downloaded.
A wave can deliver Locky samples with either online or offline encryption
A New Variant of Locky Leaking Out
Locky, the professional grade ransomware has been causing headaches and damages to victim’s... files on the victims’ computers with an additional‘.locky’ as extension which is... what the ransomware is named after. Locky is professionally written, massively spread, costly if... upgrade until recently. Our VEX system captured a new variant Locky sample at the beginning of last week... same IP in communication.
Same IP but Different URI
Locky contains 3 to 6 hardcoded IP addresses