Wanted! US offers $10m bounty for ransomware kingpins

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 14:29:14 +0000

The US State Department is offering a massive $10 million reward if you can identify DarkSide operators.

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BlackMatter ransomware group announces shutdown. But for how long?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 12:34:33 +0000

The BlackMatter ransomware gang has announced they are going to shut down their operation, citing pressure from local authorities.. Will they come back? Probably!

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Threat profile: Ranzy Locker ransomware

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 14:55:05 +0000

What you need to know about Ranzy Locker ransomware.

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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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Cybercrime, fraud, and insider threats increased in 2020 in the UK, report says

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 17:41:18 +0000

The National Crime Agency’s latest report shows that cybercrime surged in 2020 due to lockdowns, the pandemic, and Brexit.

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Threat spotlight: Conti, the ransomware used in the HSE healthcare attack

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 16:30:19 +0000

Conti ransomware has caught the world’s attention after being used in attacks against Ireland’s public healthcare system.

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