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AstraLocker Ransomware Spread in ‘Smash and Grab’ Attacks

A new variant of the AstraLocker found being deployed directly in Microsoft Office attachments reflects a focus by attackers on making a big impact and getting a quick payout.

Ransomware

Bringing Ransomware Infrastructure Into the Light

Researchers from Cisco Talos were able to de-anonymize the infrastructure used by several ransomware groups, including Quantum, Snatch, and DarkAngels.

Ransomware

Chinese Threat Actor Uses Ransomware as a ‘Smokescreen’ For Espionage

Researchers say evidence points to Chinese-based Bronze Starlight using five different ransomware families as a method to disguise its actual goal of espionage.

China, Ransomware

AvosLocker Ransomware Deployed in Log4Shell Attack

An AvosLocker ransomware attack exploited the Log4j bug in VMware Horizon servers.

Ransomware

The Cat and Mouse Game of Crypto Money Laundering

Ransomware actors are getting better at laundering their proceeds from attacks - but law enforcement authorities are also getting better at tracking illicit cryptocurrency funds down.

Cryptocurrency, Ransomware