ProLock, a new ransomware strain is hitting companies this week for large six figure payouts in multiple industries working similar to TrickBot.

ProLock was first found in the beginning of March 2020 and has been
identified as a “human-operated ransomware” because it is pushed manually to victim’s networks. It is said these adversary groups gain network access through the Qakbot trojan.

It has been advised not to pay the ransom due to the decryptor not functioning properly. It is recommended to engage with cybersecurity professionals in order to fully understand and analyze the scope of this incident.

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