Anydesk Software Exploited to Spread Babuk Ransomware

Credit to Author: Preksha Saxena| Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 11:02:35 +0000

We generally see that ransomware attacks are deployed through exploits, unsolicited malicious emails (malspam), or malicious Microsoft Office…

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The ‘Groove’ Ransomware Gang Was a Hoax

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 15:34:14 +0000

A number of publications in September warned about the emergence of “Groove,” a new ransomware group that called on competing extortion gangs to unite in attacking U.S. government interests online. It now appears that Groove was all a big hoax designed to toy with security firms and journalists.

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500,000 Fortinet VPN credentials exposed: Turn off, patch, reset passwords

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:37:43 +0000

Credentials were harvested from VPNs vulnerable to CVE-2018-13379. Even if they have been patched since, they may still be vulnerable.

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Ransomware’s Russia problem

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 10:55:49 +0000

Ransomware really, really doesn’t want to run in Russia or members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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Babuk ransomware builder leaked following muddled “retirement”

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 14:59:17 +0000

Heads are being scratched after the Babuk ransomware builder appears on VirtuTotal, adding to the gang’s reputation for confusion.

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Ukrainian Police Nab Six Tied to CLOP Ransomware

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:42:42 +0000

Authorities in Ukraine this week charged six people alleged to have been part of the CLOP ransomware group, a cybercriminal gang said to have extorted more than half a billion dollars from victims. Some of CLOP’s victims this year alone include Stanford University Medical School, the University of California, and University of Maryland.

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Ransomware group threatens to leak information about police informants

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 10:16:32 +0000

The Babuk ransomware group is threatening to release sensitive information from the Washington DC Police Department in just days.

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A week in security (January 25 – January 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 10:15:34 +0000

A privacy week special on Malwarebytes Labs with a special episode of our Lock & Code podcast, FLoC, Grindr, Emotet, and more.

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