Fortinet announced the findings of the latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to evolve the sophistication of their attack methods, from tailored ransomware and custom coding for some attacks, to utilizing pre-installed tools or established infrastructure to maximize efficiency for their opportunities.
Jaff ransomware was originally released in the spring of 2017. Since that time, Jaff ransomware has lurked in the shadows while infecting machines worldwide. In this FortiGuard Labs analysis, we will look into some of the common ransomware techniques used by this malware, and how it represents the ransomware’s infection routine in general.
Almost a year after WannaCry made global news headlines, a number of high-profile organizations have continued to be targeted by this ransomware, some quite recently. It's part of a growing trend that has the potential to impact large numbers of people, and with potentially devastating consequences.