Comparative Study Results on Linux and Windows Ransomware Attacks, Exploring Notable Trends and Surge in Attacks on Linux Systems

Highlights:   Evolving Landscape: Check Point Research (CPR) unveils a comprehensive study exploring the surge in ransomware attacks on Linux systems, drawing comparisons to their Windows counterparts.  Simplification Trend: CPR’s analysis reveals a notable trend towards simplification among Linux-targeting ransomware families. Core functionalities reduced to basic encryption processes, making these threats elusive and challenging to detect Encryption Insights: A comparative examination of encryption techniques between Windows and Linux exposes a preference for ChaCha20/RSA and AES/RSA algorithms in Linux ransomware.   In a recent study conducted by Check Point Research (CPR), an in-depth examination of ransomware attacks on Linux and Windows […]

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