Threat spotlight: DarkSide, the ransomware used in the Colonial Pipeline attack

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 12 May 2021 14:15:25 +0000

A look at the infamous DarkSide ransomware—the malware that attacked the USA’s biggest fuel pipeline—and the people that operate it.

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Task Force delivers strategic plan to address global ransomware problem

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 19:52:52 +0000

The Ransomware Task Force (RTF) has proposed a sorely needed response to the rising ransomware threat.

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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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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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Fonix ransomware gives up life of crime, apologizes

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 20:00:08 +0000

The Fonix ransomware gang has deciding to pack its bags, apologise, and hand over its master decryption keys. It’s keeping your money though.

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Threat profile: Egregor ransomware is making a name for itself

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 13:58:58 +0000

The Egregror ransomware is quickly making a name for itself by victimizing big corporations. How does it work and what is its background?

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Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 18:04:44 +0000

Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.

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How the most damaging ransomware evades IT security

Credit to Author: Mark Loman| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:50:28 +0000

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