Black Basta Ransomware Operators Expand Their Attack Arsenal With QakBot Trojan and PrintNightmare Exploit

Credit to Author: Kenneth Adrian Apostol| Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

We look into a recent attack orchestrated by the Black Basta ransomware ransomware group that used the banking trojan QakBot as a means of entry and movement and took advantage of the PrintNightmare vulnerability to perform privileged file operations.

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Log4Shell Vulnerability in VMware Leads to Data Exfiltration and Ransomware

Credit to Author: Mohamed Fahmy| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

We analyzed cases of a Log4Shell vulnerability being exploited in certain versions of the software VMware Horizon. Many of these attacks resulted in data being exfiltrated from the infected systems. However, we also found that some of the victims were infected with ransomware days after the data exfiltration.

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Conti vs. LockBit: A Comparative Analysis of Ransomware Groups

Credit to Author: Shingo Matsugaya| Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

We compare the targeting and business models of the Conti and LockBit ransomware groups using data analysis approaches. This will be presented in full at the 34th Annual FIRST Conference on June 27, 2022.

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Private Network 5G Security Risks & Vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: William Malik| Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Why cybersecurity is the first step to private network deployment

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State of OT Security in 2022: Big Survey Key Insights

Credit to Author: Hiroyuki Ueno| Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Learn about the state of OT Security in 2022 by reading the key insights found through surveying more than 900 ICS business and security leaders in the US, Germany and Japan.

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Cuba Ransomware Group’s New Variant Found Using Optimized Infection Techniques

Credit to Author: Don Ovid Ladores| Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Trend Micro Research observed the resurgence of the Cuba ransomware group that launched a new malware variant using different infection techniques compared to past iterations. We discuss our initial findings in this report.

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