2018 is wrapping up. Here are a couple things to watch over.
Ransomware Updates: Tastylock Cryptomix has been discovered by Michael Gillespie. It appends “.tastylock” as an extension to encrypted files and changes contact emails used by the ransomware.
Recommendations to protect your files: current, offline backups; malware detection software that looks for behavioural changes over signature detection; scan attachments before you open them using tools like VirusTotal.
Per Lawrence Abrams