This nasty ransomware hacks your VPN to break into your device

Cybercriminals have begun exploiting vulnerabilities in VPN servers in order to infect devices and corporate networks with the Cring ransomware according to new research from Kaspersky.

At the beginning of this year, a series of attacks was launched using this new ransomware and at the time, it was unclear how the attackers responsible were able to infect the network of an unspecified organization in Europe. However, following an investigation conducted by Kapsersky ICS CERT experts, it was revealed that unpatched VPN vulnerabilities were to blame.

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