ShurL0ckr Ransomware Evades Malware Detection in Google Drive, O365

Tara Seals 

A new strain of Gojdue ransomware, dubbed ShurL0ckr, has been found on the dark web. Discovered by Bitglass and Cylance, the malware managed to evade being flagged by two well-known cloud platforms with built-in malware protection, Google Drive and Microsoft Office 365 – and it’s not alone in that capability.

ShurL0ckr is a zero-day ransomware-as-a-service that works the same way as the well-known Satan ransomware: Hackers pay a percentage to the author after generating and distributing a ransomware payload that encrypts files on disk.

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