Ongoing Trend of Ransomware Campaigns Using Copyright Claim as Theme

Context On June 24, 2022, AhnLab Security Emergency response Center (ASEC) researchers reported the technical details of an ongoing phishing campaign that uses malicious files disguised as copyright claim documents to deliver the LockBit ransomware. The use of copyright claims as a theme is an ongoing trend in ransomware phishing campaigns observed in the wild….

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Preventing Ransomware Attacks in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Businesses interested in scaling up operations are turning to hybrid cloud environments as a cost-effective solution. Hybrid clouds provide the best of both worlds, allowing companies to expand their network without investing in additional, costly on-premises servers that must be maintained. While there are a number of benefits to a hybrid cloud environment, it is,…

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Conti Ransomware Shuts Down Operation, Splinters into Smaller Groups

Summary The notable ransomware gang known as Conti has, according to security firm Advanced Intel (AdvIntel), taken its infrastructure offline and shut down its ransomware operations. While public-facing ‘Conti News’ data leak and the ransom negotiation sites are still online, the Tor admin panels used by Conti members to perform negotiations, publish news, and generate…

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Ransomware Recovery: How to Restore Your Data from Backup

According to Fortinet’s 2021 Global Threat Landscape Report, 94% of organizations say they are concerned about a ransomware attack. The thing they’re most concerned about? 62% said the risk of losing data. Attackers know this; that’s why ransomware attacks are even attempted in the first place. Threat actors understand that data is valuable, and companies…

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Preventing Ransomware Attacks with Threat Intelligence Sharing

https://youtu.be/bgAbz3PQBAs In the last few years, ransomware planning has become a priority for cyber teams, with 85% of organizations in Fortinet’s 2021 Global Threat Landscape Report reporting ransomware as their biggest security concern. Similarly, ransomware resilience planning topped the list of CISO initiatives for 2022 in RH-ISAC’s recent Benchmark Report. Ransomware resilience planning tends to…

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