The emergence of AvosLocker is part of an overarching shift in the RaaS ecosystem over the latter half of 2021.
Researchers warn that a ransomware group's constant rebranding and its small size has allowed for it to fly under the radar.
Researchers have observed the BazarLoader information stealer now being spread via compromised versions of VLC and TeamViewer packages.
A recently uncovered attack by a new ransomware group shows how cybercriminals will switch up their tactics on a whim.
Ransomware groups such as REvil have take some hits recently, but the broader landscape has continued to expand and experts say defenders need to change their thinking in order to address the problem.