A new Ransomware-as-a-Service named ‘Yatron’ is being promoted via Twitter. The RaaS is offered for a single payment of $100.
What is a RaaS - A Ransomware-as-a-Service is a service that offers ransomware and a payment server for cybercriminals and would be hackers to distribute the ransomware and infect victims by signing up to the service.
The ransom payment received from victims will be then shared by the member and the service provider.
Yatron RaaS - A security researcher who goes under the name ‘A Shadow’ notified BleepingComputer about the Yatron RaaS. Later, BleepingComputer analyzed the source code of the Yatron Ransomware with the help of another researcher named Michael Gillespie.
More details on the analysis
Gillespie noted that Yatron is based on HiddenTear, but its encryption algorithm has been modified so that it cannot be decrypted.
Features of Yatron RaaS
Yatron RaaS offers FUD ransomware and FUD decryptor with the following features,