New Zero-Day Ransomware Evades Microsoft, Google Cloud Malware Detection

A new ransomware variant, dubbed Shurl0ckr, managed to evade the built-in malware protections on Google Drive and Microsoft Office 365.  In fact, only seven percent of 67 major antivirus platforms detected it.  Shurl0ckr has been observed being distributed via drive-by downloads and phishing emails.  Using restricted accounts for day-to-day work and leveraging adaptive endpoint security solutions can limit exposure to ransomware attacks.  

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