New Ryuk Ransomware Variant Can Self-Spread To Other Windows Lan Devices

French Cybersecurity Agency has discovered a new Ryuk ransomware variant with worm-like capabilities that allow it to spread to other devices on victims' local networks.

To propagate itself over the local network, the new Ryuk variant lists all the IP addresses in the local ARP cache and sends Wake-on-LAN packets to each of the discovered devices.

It then mounts all sharing resources found for each device to encrypt the contents.


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