MTR in Real Time: Pirates pave way for Ryuk ransomware

Credit to Author: Tilly Travers| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 13:00:21 +0000

Sophos’ Rapid Response team was recently brought in to contain and neutralize an attack involving Ryuk ransomware. The target was a European biomolecular research institute involved in COVID-19 related research as well as other activities related to the life sciences. The institute has close partnerships with local universities and works with students on various programs. [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/6pSQ_YkCBSQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Intervention halts a ProxyLogon-enabled attack

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 12:30:36 +0000

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A week in security (April 26 – May 2)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 15:52:49 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security stories alongside the very best of our own research, from April 26 to May 2.

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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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Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 12:26:09 +0000

Some of the world’s top tech firms are backing a new industry task force focused on disrupting cybercriminal ransomware gangs by limiting their ability to get paid, and targeting the individuals and finances of the organized thieves behind these crimes.

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Ransomware group threatens to leak information about police informants

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 10:16:32 +0000

The Babuk ransomware group is threatening to release sensitive information from the Washington DC Police Department in just days.

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