Ransomware group says it took files from French Ministry of Justice

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A ransomware group claimed Thursday that it stole thousands of files from the French Ministry of Justice, threatening to post “all…

LockBit ransomware hits French Ministry of Justice & European firms

The LockBit ransomware operators claim to have hit business in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, and United Kingdom. The infamous LockBit ransomware gang is claiming to have hit the Ministry of…

All Change at the Top as New Ransomware Groups Emerge

All Change at the Top as New Ransomware Groups Emerge The Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) landscape underwent another major shift in the third quarter as new variants emerged to…

Double Extortion Ransomware Victims Soar 935%

Double Extortion Ransomware Victims Soar 935% Researchers have recorded a 935% year-on-year increase in double extortion attacks, with data from over 2300 companies posted onto ransomware extortion sites. Group-IB’s Hi-Tech Crime…

The BABADEDA Crypter – an Emerging Crypter targeting the Crypto, NFT, and DeFi communities

INTRODUCTION The cryptocurrency market is now worth more than $2.5 trillion. Unfortunately, this fact is not lost on threat actors. As well as using cryptocurrency themselves to extract ransoms, cybercriminals…

Russian Ransomware Gangs Might be Collaborating with Chinese Hackers

RAMP is a Russian-language forum that debuted in July 2021 and has drawn a lot of interest from researchers and cybercriminals alike.The forum was created on the same domain that…

MosesStaff Locks Up Targets, with No Ransom Demand, No Decryption

A politically motivated group is paralyzing Israeli entities with no financial goal — and no intention of handing over decryption keys. The MosesStaff hacking group is aiming politically motivated, destructive…

MosesStaff attacks organizations with encryption malware: No payment demand made

The MosesStaff hacking group has entered the ‘ransomware’ fray with a difference: blackmail payments are furthest from their minds. ZDNet Recommends On November 15, Check Point Research (CPR) said the…

A full analysis of the BlackMatter ransomware

BlackMatter is the name given the most recent ransomware in the wild and equipped with the tools and techniques from DarkSide, REvil and LockBit 2.0 ransomware families.  BlackMatter is a…

Following Its Shutdown, the BlackMatter Ransomware Gang Transfers Victims to LockBit

Yesterday we announced that due to pressure from authorities and recent law enforcement operations, BlackMatter decided to shut down its activities. According to BleepingComputer, following the shutdown, BlackMatter developers have…