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Cerber Ransomware Updated Not to Delete Shadow Volume Copies But Office Docs

Cerber ransomware is yet again in news and this time for a specific reason. The newly identified and the recent versions of this ransomware behaves somewhat different from the previous one. The biggest change in the recently detected version of Cerber Ransomware is that it does not delete the shadow volume copies, instead, it is targeting and prioritizing specific folders only. This change has been spotted only in the recent version but it does not mean that shadow volume won’t be targeted in the future version. This discovery mainly comes via the Microsoft Malware Protection Center along with the Heimdal Security.

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