Ransomware disrupts food supply chain, Exchange exploitation suspected

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:54:05 +0000

The disruption of food logistics company shows how the target isn’t the only victim of a successful ransomware attack.

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How ransomware gangs are connected, sharing resources and tactics

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:59:03 +0000

New research by Analyst1 sheds light on the cooperation between some of the ransomware gangs dominating the cybersecurity news.

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Ransom Gangs Emailing Victim Customers for Leverage

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 21:38:38 +0000

Some of the top ransomware gangs are deploying a new pressure tactic to push more victim organizations into paying an extortion demand: Emailing the victim’s customers and partners directly, warning that their data will be leaked to the dark web unless they can convince the victim firm to pay up.

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A week in security (March 29 – April 4)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 16:08:09 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, from March 29 to April 4.

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Sophos MTR in Real Time: What is Astro Locker Team?

Credit to Author: Michael Heller| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:08:13 +0000

A recent incident with a new Sophos Managed Threat Response (MTR) customer has raised questions about the Mount Locker ransomware group and the relationship it has with Astro Locker Team. A ransomware detection for Mount Locker kicked the MTR team into gear and what they found was surprising. The first detection made it clear what [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/jpcwoW1T4Jg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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