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Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

222cyberratNowadays, ransomware has become the most dangerous type of criminal malware. Most of the new families are prepared by amateurs (script-kiddies) and they are distributed on a small scale. Inside the dark world of Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) there are only a few major criminal players on this market that are prepared by professionals of the crime: the Spora´s cyberrats..

Recently, Spora ransomware joined this set. As we will see, some of the elements suggest that there is a well-prepared team of criminals behind it.

Spora got some hype of being a criminal ransomware that can encrypt files offline. Analysts think that the terrorist group ISIS could be behind the Spora ransomware,  in search of easy money with which to finance their attacks. Analysts think that the terrorist group ISIS could be behind the Spora ransomware,  in search of easy money with which to finance their attacks. Read article here