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The StorageCrypt ransomware is the last malware in order of time exploiting SambaCry to target NAS Devices

December 7, 2017

StorageCrypt Ransomware is the last malware in order of time exploiting the SambaCry vulnerability, it was developed to target NAS Devices.

Experts discovered a new strain of malware exploiting the SambaCry vulnerability (CVE-2017-7494), it has been called StorageCrypt Ransomware because it targets NAS Devices via SambaCry Exploit.

The StorageCrypt ransomware demands between 0.4 and 2 Bitcoins ($5,000 to $25,000) for decrypting the encrypted files.

“Recently BleepingComputer has received a flurry of support requests for a new ransomware being named StorageCrypt that is targeting NAS devices such as the Western Digital My Cloud.” wrote the malware expert Lawrence Abrams from BleepingComputer.

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