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Rook ransomware is the newest malware listed among the possible attackers that takes advantage of the holiday season to increase their attacks.
The vast majority of ransomware attacks are carried out on weekends and holidays, and criminals take advantage of the fact that businesses are off to execute the system attack more easily.
The emergence of Rook brings this concern of yet another group hunting for companies with flaws in their systems. Like the vast majority of ransomware, Rook uses the tactic of double extortion to pressure victims into payment.
In the ransom note left on the victim’s computer, the group threatens that if contact is not made within three days, the files will start to be leaked, and if contact is made within these three days, the ransom will be halved.
In their note, the group leaves numerous threats if the victim seeks outside help to try to negotiate or decrypt the files.
In order for their intentions to be taken seriously, the group releases the decryption key for up to three files that are no larger than 1MB. The groups need to weaken the mind of the victims so that they see paying the ransom as the only way out to get their files back.
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