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Evasive Sage 2.2 Ransomware Variant Targets More Countries

FortiGuard Labs just recently found new Sage ransomware samples that, while they appear to still be Sage 2.2, now have added tricks focused on anti-analysis and privilege escalation. In this article, we will share our findings of these recent updates.

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A Closer Look at Sage 2.0 Ransomware along with Wise Mitigations

Sage 2.0 is the new kid on an already crowded block of ransomware, demanding hefty ransom of 2.22188 bitcoins (roughly 2000 USD) per infection. We have recently begun seeing this malware being distributed by the same malicious spam campaigns that serve better-known ransomware families, such as Cerber and Locky. In this article we will take a closer look at some notable characteristics of this new threat, and provide some simple ways to mitigate it. Spam Campaign Sage ransomware has been seen spreading through the usual spam email channels...

By Floser Bacurio, Joie Salvio and Rommel Joven February 02, 2017