Ransomware Gangs Use Clever New Techniques to Dance Beyond Security Measures

Ransomware operators have come up with a new encryption method that makes locking files faster and less likely to be detected by antivirus programs (opens in new tab) and other cybersecurity solutions, researchers have found.

SentinelLabs experts say ransomware is on the rise (opens in new tab) operators (including Black Basta, BlackCat, PLAY, and others) have begun to implement a process called “intermittent encryption”, which encrypts files partially instead of completely.