Kraken Cryptor Ransomware Gains Popularity Among Cybercriminals

Kraken Cryptor is a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) affiliate program that was introduced on August 16, 2018, on a top-tier Russian-speaking cybercriminal forum by the threat actor ThisWasKraken. Kraken Cryptor has gained popularity among members of the dark web, has been used to target users of the popular antivirus program SuperAntiSpyware, and has also been distributed through the Fallout exploit kit.