Cyber security alert! Bad Rabbit ransomware

30 October 2017
code on laptop
Important cyber security information for all community sector organisations


A new strain of ransomware labelled Bad Rabbit has been identified. It is disguised as a fake Adobe Flash player update which will encrypt and disable access to your local and network files. A ransom will be demanded to regain access to your files.

Do NOT proceed with installation of fake Adobe Flash player if you receive a pop-up while web browsing. Close the browser immediately and contact your IT service provider for information on how to block malicious websites.

For further information, visit iTnews, Is Bad Rabbit the new NotPetya?