Bitdefender protects customers from BadRabbit Ransomware

There is a new wave of ransomware attack, #BadRabbit, which struck on October 24th and has hit the market worldwide.

All our Bitdefender customers are safe. Endpoints running Bitdefender GravityZone and Bitdefender Elite were protected from zero hour against this attack wave and they are NOT impacted by this new family of ransomware.

Bitdefender GravityZone security solutions detected this threat as

Gen:Heur.Ransom.BadRabbit.1 and Gen:Variant.Ransom.BadRabbit.1

It’s worth noting that the new Bitdefender Elite suite with HyperDetect caught BadRabbit back in July, 2017.  The threat is flagged as:

Gen:Illusion.ML.Skyline.10101 

Please be vigilant and take the usual precautions from prompts/popups when browsing the internet, especially if it is prompting to install Adobe Flash Player.

To find our how the BadRabbit Ransomware works click here

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