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Evil Corp rebrands their ransomware, this time is the Macaw Locker

Evil Corp cybercrime gang is using a new ransomware called Macaw Locker to evade US sanctions that prevent victims from paying the ransom. Evil Corp has launched a new ransomware called Macaw Locker to evade US sanctions that prevent victims from making ransom payments. Bleeping Computer, citing Emsisoft CTO Fabian Wosar, reported that the Macaw Lock
Publish At:2021-10-21 19:36 | Read:426 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Evil Corp Hacki

CNA legal filings lift the curtain on a Phoenix CryptoLocker ransomware attack

Two months after fully restoring its systems, CNA Financial, the leading US insurance company that was attacked by a group using Phoenix CryptoLocker ransomware, issued a legal notice of an information security incident to the Consumer Protection Bureau in New Hampshire. You may recall that Phoenix CryptoLocker—or simply Phoenix—is a ransomware family tha
Publish At:2021-07-23 17:42 | Read:618 | Comments:0 | Tags:Ransomware CNA FInance evil corp Mega NZ Phoenix Phoenix Cry

Report goes “behind enemy lines” to reveal SilverFish cyber-espionage group

The PRODAFT Threat Intelligence Team has published a report (pdf) that gives an unusually clear look at the size and structure of organized cybercrime. It uncovered a global cybercrime campaign that uses modern management methods, sophisticated tools—including its own malware testing sandbox—and has strong ties with the SolarWinds attack, the EvilCorp gr
Publish At:2021-03-22 09:42 | Read:1002 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports cobalt strike domain fronting empire evil corp evilc

VideoBytes: Ransomware gets wasted!

Hello dear readers, and welcome to the latest edition of VideoBytes! On today’s episode, we’re talking about how ransomware is on the rise again, focused on attacking corporations with malware that not only encrypts files, but also steals it.  The tactics used to deploy these forms of ransomware have become more capable and the amount of
Publish At:2020-10-02 15:11 | Read:1322 | Comments:0 | Tags:Ransomware Anti-Ransomware evil corp FOIA garmin gdpr malwar

Threat spotlight: WastedLocker, customized ransomware

WastedLocker is a new ransomware operated by a malware exploitation gang commonly known as the Evil Corp gang. The same gang that is associated with Dridex and BitPaymer. The attribution is not based on the malware variants as WastedLocker is very different from BitPaymer. What was kept was the ability to add specific modules for different targets. The
Publish At:2020-07-10 15:15 | Read:1696 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threat spotlight evil corp Ransom.BinADS ransomware wasted w

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