Linux and Windows systems targeted by new Tycoon ransomware

    Date 08 Jun 2020
    Category Hacks/Cracks
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    Posted By Brittany Day
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    Have you heard about the dangerous new ransomware strain dubbed "Tycoon" that is targeting Linux and Windows systems across a number of industries?

    The malware, given the name Tycoon by the researchers at BlackBerry Research and Intelligence Team in partnership with KPMG’s UK Cyber Response Services that discovered it, is operating what appear to be highly targeted attacks at SMBs in the software and education industries.

    The ransomware is even more dangerous as it does not just affect one family of devices, but both Windows and Linux, which are widely used across the targeted industries.

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