Web: https://fortiguard.fortinet.com/threat-signal-report/4533

May 13, 2022, 6:53 a.m. |

FortiGuard Labs | FortiGuard Center - Threat Signal Report fortinet.com

FortiGuard Labs is aware that a new ransomware "Onyx" is in the wild. The ransomware was first discovered in late April, 2022. The malware appears to be based on Chaos ransomware and overwrites files bigger than 2MB, making file recovery very difficult. What is this Significant?This is significant because the threat actor opted to have Onyx ransomware overwrite files bigger than 2MB on the compromised machine rather than encrypting them. Although the threat actor promises to decrypt the affected files …

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