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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Task Force delivers strategic plan to address global ransomware problem

The Ransomware Task Force (RTF) has proposed a sorely needed response to the rising ransomware threat.

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How ransomware gangs are connected, sharing resources and tactics

New research by Analyst1 sheds light on the cooperation between some of the ransomware gangs dominating the cybersecurity news.

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Egregor ransomware hit by arrests

In a collaboration between French and Ukranian law enforcement, threat actors related to the Egregor ransomware team have been arrested.

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Fonix ransomware gives up life of crime, apologizes

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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Threat profile: Egregor ransomware is making a name for itself

The Egregror ransomware is quickly making a name for itself by victimizing big corporations. How does it work and what is its background?

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Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

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

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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CryptoBlock ransomware and its C2

CryptoBlock is an interesting ransomware to keep an eye on. We expect this to be a ransomware that is in development to eventually develop into a RaaS (Ransomware as a Service).

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Ransomware dominates the threat landscape

Ransomware! Ransom Software! Encrypting Ransomware! AHHH! No doubt the last year exposed you to this term numerous times and I doubt any of it was in reference to a good event. So, you might wonder why you have been hearing about it so much, truth be told Ransomware has been a pain in the side of computer security folks for nearly four years now. But it feels like this year, so far, specifically has been the “Year of the Ransom” — just like the year before we had “Year of the Breach.”

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