FBI warns of increase in PYSA ransomware attacks targeting education

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:39:57 +0000

Big-game ransomware, PYSA (AKA Mespinoza) is targeting educational institutions in the US and UK.

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Egregor ransomware hit by arrests

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 17:15:22 +0000

In a collaboration between French and Ukranian law enforcement, threat actors related to the Egregor ransomware team have been arrested.

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The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:00:55 +0000

These are the most enticing—or the most impossible-to-ignore—cyberattack lures and cyberattack capabilities of 2020. They can’t be gone soon enough.

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VideoBytes: Is it goodbye forever to Maze ransomware?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:30:00 +0000

The notorious Maze ransomware group, known for its corporate targeting and data leaking extortion schemes is, apparently, shutting down operations.

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Maze ransomware gang announces retirement

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 17:38:45 +0000

On November 1, the cybercriminals behind Maze ransomware announced their retirement. Is this a reason to go all out and celebrate? We’re afraid not.

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Sandbox in security: what is it, and how it relates to malware

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:00:00 +0000

Sandboxes and virtual machines are tools that security researchers use to determine whether samples are malicious and what their payload is.

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