Posts tagged Chimera

Chimera targets Windows OS and spreads via spear-phishing emails containing a link to a URL or a Dropbox file that hosts malicious downloads. Chimera then encrypts all files on the target system as well as data stored on mapped network drives, changing the file extensions to .crypt. Once that process is complete, Chimera displays a ransom note that threatens to release victims’ private data online if they do not pay.

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