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Ransom Gangs Emailing Victim Customers for Leverage

Some of the top ransomware gangs are deploying a new pressure tactic to push more victim organizations into paying an extortion demand: Emailing the victim’s customers and partners directly, warning that their data will be leaked to the dark web unless they can convince the victim firm to pay up. This letter is from the Clop ransomware gang, putting pr
Publish At:2021-04-05 19:30 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Ransomware The Coming Storm Bleeping Computer Clop Emsisoft

Clop targets execs, ransomware tactics get another new twist

Ransomware peddlers have come up with yet another devious twist on the recent trend for data exfiltration. After interviewing several victims of the Clop ransomware, ZDNet discovered that its operators appear to be systematically targeting the workstations of executives. After all, the top managers are more likely to have sensitive information on their machi
Publish At:2021-02-23 14:12 | Read:226 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malwarebytes news Business Email Compromise Clop development