Mr. Robot’s ransomware

The hack: How a pen test led to Mr. Robot’s Ransomware

Warning: This piece contains minor spoilers for this week’s episode of Mr. Robot (S2E1) Near the intermission of Mr. Robot’s two-part season two premiere, fsociety hacker Darlene boots her desktop computer and opens up something called the “Social-Engineering Toolkit.” She scrolls through a list of options including a “Java Applet Attack” (done through a Remote Administration Tool) Read more…