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.

Categories: Malwarebytes news

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Ransomware’s Russia problem appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

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.

Categories: RansomwareReports

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Babuk ransomware builder leaked following muddled “retirement” appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

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.

Categories: AwarenessCybercrime

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Cybercrime, fraud, and insider threats increased in 2020 in the UK, report says appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

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.

Categories: RansomwareThreat spotlight

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Threat spotlight: Conti, the ransomware used in the HSE healthcare attack appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

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.

Categories: Ransomware

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Threat spotlight: DarkSide, the ransomware used in the Colonial Pipeline attack appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

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.

Categories: Ransomware

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Task Force delivers strategic plan to address global ransomware problem appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

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.

Categories: Ransomware

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post How ransomware gangs are connected, sharing resources and tactics appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more