A Swiss Security Blog Run Ransomware Tracker

Over the past months, lots of people became victims of ransomware. For that reason, a Swiss security blog abuse.ch presented a new project, named Ransomeware Tracker.

A brief description of the purpose of Ransomware Tracker is provided bellow:

  • Providing hosting- and internet service providers (ISPs), law enforcement agencies (LEA) and national CERTs/CSIRTs intel on such infrastructure within their consticuency
  • Providing an overview on internet infrastructure used by cybercriminals for their Ransomware operations
  • Offering blocklists for internet users, enterprises and antivirus vendors and security solution providers
  • Giving internet users and enterprises a brief overview on Ransomware mitigation strategies

Currently, Ransomware Tracker tracks the following Ransomware families:

  • CryptoWall
  • PadCrypt
  • Locky
  • TeslaCrypt
  • TorrentLocker
  • CTB-Locker

More Ransomware families are said to be added to the Ransomware Tracker soon.

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