Tag: Conti

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Akira ransomware is new cash cow for Conti criminals

Akira ransomware is new cash cow for Conti criminals

Arctic Wolf Labs has identified the rapidly growing Akira ransomware gang. Just revealed that the new group has ties to members of Conti, the former cybercrime superpower that shattered in 2022. Akira has many characteristics that are now familiar territory for security researchers. The underlyi... Read more

date10 months ago
‘FBI and Europol take down ransomware group Hive’

‘FBI and Europol take down ransomware group Hive’

Hive's infrastructure is down. Europol claims the ransomware group was tackled by a partnership of Dutch, German and US authorities. "The FBI seized this site as part of a coordinated law enforcement action", reads the banner referred to by Hive's website since Thursday. The statement is signed ... Read more

date1 year ago
Ransomware group Conti abruptly disbands

Ransomware group Conti abruptly disbands

The servers of ransomware group Conti are inaccessible. After hitting 850 victims in two years' time, the group unexpectedly disbanded. Ransomware group Conti has been attacking governments and companies since 2020. The group develops malware to encrypt the files of target organizations. In two ... Read more

date2 years ago
‘Ransomware group Conti works fourteen hours a day’

‘Ransomware group Conti works fourteen hours a day’

Ransomware group Conti is one of the most aggressive attackers in the industry. Between 2020 and 2022, the group claimed more than 850 victims, including enterprises and governments. Security company Group-IB analyzed Conti's modus operandi in a new report. Conti appeared on the radar in Februar... Read more

date2 years ago
Panasonic suffers yet another cyber attack

Panasonic suffers yet another cyber attack

The breach is the second attack in six months. Panasonic has confirmed its Canadian operations were hit by a cyberattack, less than six months after the company last fell victim to hackers. In a statement provided to TechCrunch, Panasonic said that it was a victim of a “targeted cybersecuri... Read more

date2 years ago
Leaked ransomware documents show Conti is helping Putin

Leaked ransomware documents show Conti is helping Putin

The hacker group works on behalf of Russia on an ad hoc basis. A cache of 60,000 leaked chat messages and files from the notorious Conti ransomware group proves how the criminal gang is well connected within Russia, according to a report in Ars Technica. The documents were reviewed by WIRED ... Read more

date2 years ago
ENISA Threat Landscape 2021 suggests a solution to ransomware

ENISA Threat Landscape 2021 suggests a solution to ransomware

A record increase in cryptojacking, hackers-for-hire on the rise and a possible solution to the ransomware problem. We share a sampling from Threat Landscape 2021, ENISA's annual cybersecurity report. ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) identifies ransomware as the biggest t... Read more

date3 years ago
Canadian VoIP company Sangoma hit by Conti ransomware

Canadian VoIP company Sangoma hit by Conti ransomware

Sangoma Technologies, the Canadian VoIP company has been hit by a ransomware attack. The company sells products like Switchbox and FreePBX and owns Asterix provider Digium. It disclosed the attack in a statement, on Christmas Eve and said the ransomware targeted the company’s servers. The comp... Read more

date3 years ago