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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1219 Economics behind ransomware as a aervice: a look at Stampado’s pricing model
Ransomware have become such a big income earner for cybercriminals that every bad guy wants a piece of the pie. The result? More tech-savvy criminals are offering their services to newbies and cybercriminal wanna-bes in the form of do-it-yourself (DIY) kits—ransomware as a service (RaaS).

About two weeks ago, a new breed of ransomware dubbed “Stampado” (detected by Trend Micro as RANSOM_STAMPADO.A) surfaced. Security researchers did not initially find samples of the threat even if it made headlines for being cheap (despite being “easy to manage,” according to its creators) for such a package—only US$39 for a “lifetime license.”
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#1219 Economics behind ransomware as a aervice: a look at Stampado’s pricing model
#1218 Bypassing UAC on Windows 10 using Disk Cleanup
#1217 Motorola confirms that it will not commit to monthly security patches
#1216 Kimpton hotels investigating payment card fraud
#1215 Keys to Chimera crypto ransomware allegedly leaked by rival crime gang
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