Please be aware of a new malware attack that was launched yesterday, Wednesday 25th October. The malware has been named Bad Rabbit, and whilst current attacks have been concentrated on businesses within USA, Russia and a number of other countries it pays to be aware of the attack method to stay safe. There is no guarantee that the attacks will remain focused on the original countries.

The malware poses as an Adobe Flash Upgrade. Ensure that you only upgrade Adobe Flash through the official application, and never upgrade any application based on a link within an email or other message.

Anyone running the Premium version of MalwareBytes should be protected against this attack.

For more information, see the original alert from MalwareBytes, or the article from Wired UK.

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