This devious ransomware hijacks the Windows Everything search tool

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has uncovered details of a new type of ransomware it detected by targeting the “Everything” Windows search tool to target English and Russian-speaking Windows users.

The malware was first observed in June 2022 and was “deleting shadow copies, shutting down multiple applications and services, and abusing Everything32.dll to query target files to be encrypted.”

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