Attackers’ use of virtual machine to hide ransomware is a first, say researchers

Virtual machines are an important tool for threat analysts as they debug and investigate malware. But now there is a documented case of malicious cyber actors exploiting a VM to their advantage in an attempt to hide a Ragnar Locker ransomware attack.

Researchers at Sophos, who uncovered the technique, claim

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Source: SC Magazine / Article: "Attackers’ use of virtual machine to hide ransomware is a first, say researchers"