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The Conti ransomware gang has issued a somewhat hilarious warning to media outlets which reported quotes from ransom negotiations between the ransomware gang and one of its victims, JVCKenwood.

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Zscaler's latest ransomware report says manufacturing is the industry most targeted by double-extortion ransomware.

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New research from Sophos details the "day-by-day unfolding of a human-operated Conti attack using fileless ransomware", with background on the ransomware’s behaviours, and defender advice.

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One of the many tools used by multiple ransomware groups in a similar way — suggesting that they are being used by ransomware-as-a-service affiliates — is the Windows backdoor SystemBC, global cyber security vendor Sophos claims.

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American payments processing company TSYS, that has global operations, has suffered a hit from the Windows Conti ransomware.

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Industrial automation and industrial IoT chip manufacturer Advantech has suffered an attack by cyber criminals using the Windows Conti ransomware.

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Security researchers have found that ransomware gangs are keeping in step with IT industry trends, with a new Windows ransomware strain, RegretLocker, able to encrypt data on virtual disks.

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The use of improperly secured Remote Desktop Protocol connections on Windows machines has been found to be the biggest entry point for ransomware, according to a quarterly evaluation by Coveware, a company that is intimately involved in handling such attacks.

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Saturday, 31 October 2020 18:03

2020’s nastiest malware revealed by Webroot

Webroot has released its annual list of the Nastiest Malware, "revealing phishing, botnet attacks and ransomware as 2020’s most vicious cybersecurity threats".

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A total of 809 ransomware attacks have taken place in the last 12 months, according to DarkTracer, a company that develops a dark web intelligence platform.

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