BlackMatter, a new ransomware group, claims link to DarkSide, REvil

BlackMatter is only one of a handful of new ransomware variants that started its operations not long ago.

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A week in security (June 21 – June 27)

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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Another one bites the dust: Avaddon ransomware group shuts down operation

The gang behind Avaddon has shut down its operations after releasing more than 2,000 decryption keys to BleepingComputer.

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DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime

The US Department of Justice announced Monday that it recovered much of the ransomware payment that Colonial Pipeline paid to Darkside.

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Colonial Pipeline attack spurs new rules for critical infrastructure

The Colonial Pipeline attack has spurred the TSA to issue new cybersecurity rules for pipeline companies in the US, expected this week.

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A week in security (May 10 – 16)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting secrurity stories alongside the very best of our own research, from May 10 – 16.

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Threat spotlight: DarkSide, the ransomware used in the Colonial Pipeline attack

A look at the infamous DarkSide ransomware—the malware that attacked the USA’s biggest fuel pipeline—and the people that operate it.

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Ransomware attack shuts down Colonial Pipeline fuel supply

Ransomware has struck a massive blow against the US, taking down its largest fuel supply pipeline at the weekend.

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Lock and Code S1Ep20: Tracking the charities that track you online with Chris Boyd

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Chris Boyd, lead malware intelligence analyst for Malwarebytes, about charity organizations and online ad tracking.

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