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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Sophos MTR in Real Time: What is Astro Locker Team?

Credit to Author: Michael Heller| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:08:13 +0000

A recent incident with a new Sophos Managed Threat Response (MTR) customer has raised questions about the Mount Locker ransomware group and the relationship it has with Astro Locker Team. A ransomware detection for Mount Locker kicked the MTR team into gear and what they found was surprising. The first detection made it clear what [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/jpcwoW1T4Jg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Extortion, precision malware, and ruthless scams. Read the State of Malware 2021 report

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:00:00 +0000

Through the chaos and devastation of 2020, one form of business seems to have thrived—the creation and operation of malicious software.

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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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VideoBytes: Ransomware gets wasted!

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 17:00:00 +0000

On today’s VideoBytes, we look at how ransomware is on the rise, attacking corporations with malware that not only encrypts files, but also steals it.

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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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Threat Spotlight: Sodinokibi ransomware attempts to fill GandCrab void

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:58:26 +0000

There’s a new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) in town, and it can twist tongues for giggles as much as twist organizations’ arms for cash. Get to know the Sodinokibi ransomware, including how to protect against this fledgling threat.

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Impacts to Enterprise Security: A Look at as-a-service Attacks

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 14:20:08 +0000

Ever since certain solutions have begun being offered “as-a-service,” the market for this method of delivery has exploded. Now, elements like software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service are key mainstay components of enterprise IT, with the market values to prove it. According to MarketWatch, the global SaaS market is on track to expand by a more than…

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