Linkedin Last week, Trend Micro researchers have started paying close attention to a particular ransomware strain that is reportedly dropped via the Rig exploit kit. A , with similar behavior and evasion tactic, which interestingly involves the use of a legitimate image upload service. Apart from appending a. However, analysis and observations on its behavior and its reach are still ongoing. Interestingly, a ransomware strain called FairWare emerged at the beginning of the week, reportedly targeting Linux users by hacking a Linux server—demanding a ransom of 2 bitcoins on a 2-week deadline.