Analysts “strongly believe” the Russian state colludes with ransomware gangs

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 14:12:57 +0000

“We have the smoke, the smell of gunpowder and a bullet casing. But we do not have the gun to link the activity to the Kremlin.”

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Racing against a real-life ransomware attack, with Ski Kacoroski: Lock and Code S02E12

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 14:34:55 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we speak with Northshore School District systems administrator Ski Kacoroski about recovering from ransomware.

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A week in security (June 21 – June 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 09:32:05 +0000

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 21 to June 27.

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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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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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FIN7 sysadmin behind “billions in damage” gets 10 years

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 20:55:42 +0000

Fedir Hladyr is considered the mastermind behind the Carbanak campaign that stole $900 million from financial institutions and others.

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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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