Using Python to unearth a goldmine of threat intelligence from leaked chat logs

Credit to Author: Paul Oliveria| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 18:00:00 +0000

Dealing with a great amount of data can be time consuming, thus using Python can be very powerful to help analysts sort information and extract the most relevant data for their investigation. The open-source tools library, MSTICpy, for example, is a Python tool dedicated to threat intelligence. It aims to help threat analysts acquire, enrich, analyze, and visualize data.

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Costa Rica May Be Pawn in Conti Ransomware Group’s Bid to Rebrand, Evade Sanctions

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 31 May 2022 19:57:58 +0000

Costa Rica’s national health service was hacked sometime earlier this morning by a Russian ransomware group known as Hive. The intrusion comes just weeks after Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves declared a state of emergency in response to a data ransom attack from a different Russian ransomware gang — Conti. Ransomware experts say there is good reason to believe the same cybercriminals are behind both attacks, and that Hive has been helping Conti rebrand and evade international sanctions targeting extortion payouts to cybercriminals operating in Russia.

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FBI warns food and agriculture to brace for seasonal ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 16:48:18 +0000

For the second time, the FBI has warned the food and agriculture sector about the risk of ransomware attacks.

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