Conti Ransomware Group Diaries, Part IV: Cryptocrime

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 01:38:36 +0000

Three stories here last week pored over several years’ worth of internal chat records stolen from the Conti ransomware group, the most profitable ransomware gang in operation today. The candid messages revealed how Conti evaded law enforcement and intelligence agencies, what it was like on a typical day at the Conti office, and how Conti secured the digital weaponry used in their attacks. This final post on the Conti conversations explores different schemes that Conti pursued to invest in and steal cryptocurrencies.

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Conti Ransomware Group Diaries, Part I: Evasion

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 20:50:30 +0000

A Ukrainian security researcher this week leaked several years of internal chat logs and other sensitive data tied to Conti, an aggressive and ruthless Russian cybercrime group that focuses on deploying its ransomware to companies with more than $100 million in annual revenue. The chat logs offer a fascinating glimpse into the challenges of running a sprawling criminal enterprise with more than 100 salaried employees. The records also provide insight into how Conti has dealt with its own internal breaches and attacks from private security firms and foreign governments.

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Potential cybersecurity impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2022 22:13:21 +0000

Responding to the crisis in Ukraine must prioritize physical safety, but there are related cyber-risks to consider too.

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