Malware development, like any other area in IT, is a hotbed of innovation and change. At the forefront of this trend are the groups responsible for developing ransomware applications such as TeslaCrypt and Cryptowall. Today’s news brings two new challengers: Petya and Samsam. They both contain the usual tricks: 2048-bit encryption, reliance on the use of TOR and other “shadow Internet” locations for payment, and headaches for everyone involved. That said, they each have some new tricks not yet seen in the space. Let’s take a look.