Bad Rabbit Ransomware Spreads via Network, Hits Ukraine and Russia

An ongoing ransomware campaign is hitting Eastern European countries with what seems to be a variant of the Petya ransomware dubbed Bad Rabbit (which we detect as RANSOM_BADRABBIT.A). Trend Micro XGen™ security products with machine learning enabled can proactively detect this ransomware as TROJ.Win32.TRX.XXPE002FF019 without the need for a pattern update.

The attack comes a few months after the previous Petya outbreak, which struck European countries back in June.

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Source: Trend Micro