Fatboy Ransomware: New Attack Ties Ransom To Price Of Big Mac

A new ransomware-for-fire service being sold on Russian forums encrypts a victim’s files and demands a ransom price based on the cost of living in their country, determined by the Big Mac index.

Quelle: Fatboy Ransomware: New Attack Ties Ransom To Price Of Big Mac

Fatboy ransomware adjusts demands based on local price of a Big Mac

A new ransomware-for-hire scheme called Fatboy adjusts the ransom it charges based on international exchange rates so it’s more likely the victims get hit for the largest amount they can reasonably pay.

Quelle: Fatboy ransomware adjusts demands based on local price of a Big Mac