Ransomware’s Russia problem

Ransomware really, really doesn’t want to run in Russia or members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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Babuk ransomware builder leaked following muddled “retirement”

Heads are being scratched after the Babuk ransomware builder appears on VirtuTotal, adding to the gang’s reputation for confusion.

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Cybercrime, fraud, and insider threats increased in 2020 in the UK, report says

The National Crime Agency’s latest report shows that cybercrime surged in 2020 due to lockdowns, the pandemic, and Brexit.

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Threat spotlight: Conti, the ransomware used in the HSE healthcare attack

Conti ransomware has caught the world’s attention after being used in attacks against Ireland’s public healthcare system.

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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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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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