Malwarebytes is warning users of a trail run of a variant of DetoxCrypto ransomware that is imitating the security vendor's software. Researchers said there are a couple files of the ransomware going around although they are all broken in terms of functionality, download ability, and dropper URL, although there is no doubt that a fully functional version will appear in the near future.
It was also noted that the sample doesn't encrypt files which further suggests it may be a trial run or just a poorly coded malware, researchers said. The imitation file contains a type and misspells the firm's name as “Malwerbyte” which makes it easy to spot out as a fake.Read more
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