July 4

The Week in Ransomware – July 2nd 2021 – MSPs under attack



Ransomware news has actually been stable today with brand-new strategies, decryptors, the return of ransomware gangs, and likely the biggest single ransomware attack in history carried out Friday afternoon. Friday afternoon, the REvil ransomware gang utilized a zero-day vulnerability in the Kaseya VSA management software application to secure MSPs and their clients worldwide.

While Kaseya states that just 40 MSPs were impacted, each MSP might possibly have thousands if not countless private company clients, making this the most considerable ransomware attack ever carried out.

No details about the VSA vulnerability has actually been launched at this time. Our in-depth post about REvil’s attack on Kaseya consisted of in-depth info relating to how REvil carried out the attack, consisting of IOCs.

Among the very first companies reporting they were impacted by the attack is Coop, among the biggest grocery store chains in Sweden.

Today’s other news of interest is the return of the Babuk ransomware operation, which formerly closed down after releasing the taken information of Washington DC’s Metropolitan Police Department.

We likewise saw an older variation of the Babuk Ransomware develop dripped online and utilized by other risk stars to perform their own cyberattacks.

A sample of the brand-new REvil Linux encryptor utilized to secure ESXi virtual makers was discovered, TrickBot is utilizing a brand-new Diavol ransomware, CISA launched a brand-new ransomware self-assessment tool, and a decryptor for Lorenz was launched.

Factors and those who supplied brand-new ransomware details and stories today consist of: @malwareforme, @struppigel, @fwosar, @DanielGallagher, @serghei, @Ionut_Ilascu, @jorntvdw, @demonslay335, @malwrhunterteam, @Seifreed, @FourOctets, @PolarToffee, @VK_Intel, @BleepinComputer, @LawrenceAbrams, @Accenture_US, @Intel_by_KELA, @y_advintel, @Tesorion_NL, @CISAgov, @fbgwls245, @pcrisk, @GossiTheDog, @ido_cohen2, @GroupIB_GIB, @Fortinet, @_johnhammond, @markloman, and @ESETresearch.

June 26th 2021

New Hive Ransomware

dnwls0719 discovered a sample of the Hive Ransomware that adds the . hive extension to encrypted files.


June 27th 2021 Babuk ransomware contractor dripped Kevin Beaumont discovered that the ransomware home builder for the Babuk Ransomware was submitted to VirusTotal

. June 28th 2021 Ransomware gangs now producing sites to hire affiliates Since 2 popular Russian-speaking cybercrime online forums prohibited

ransomware-related subjects criminal operations have actually been required to promote their

service through alternative approaches. REvil ransomware’s brand-new Linux encryptor targets ESXi virtual devices The REvil ransomware operation is now utilizing a Linux encryptor that targets and secures Vmware ESXi virtual

devices. June 29th 2021 HADES ransomware operators continue attacks Accenture Security

examines with a moderate-to-high level of self-confidence that a formerly reported unidentified danger group is now utilizing several ransomware versions in cybercrime operations that have actually affected a minimum of 7(7)victims. Lorenz ransomware decryptor recuperates victims’apply for complimentary Dutch cybersecurity company Tesorion has actually launched a totally free decryptor for

the Lorenz ransomware, permitting victims to recuperate a few of their declare totally free without paying a ransom. New STOP Djvu ransomware variations PCrisk discovered brand-new STOP Djvu ransomware versions that add the. miis,. neer, and. leex extension. June 30th 2021 CISA releases brand-new ransomware self-assessment security audit tool The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA )has actually launched the Ransomware Readiness Assessment (RRA), a brand-new module for its Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET).

Dripped Babuk Locker ransomware home builder utilized in brand-new attacks A dripped tool utilized by

the Babuk Locker operation to develop customized ransomware executables is now being utilized by another danger star in an extremely active project targeting victims worldwide. REvil Twins: Deep Dive into Prolific

RaaS Affiliates ‘TTPs In this post

, we wish to concentrate on among the most active ransomware collectives, REvil, and their RaaS program, whichdraws in increasingly more affiliates

due to the shutdown of other RaaS. Group-IB’s DFIR specialists took a deep dive into the method operandi of REvil affiliates and shared some details on different affiliates’strategies, methods and treatments observed, so protectors can tune their detection abilities appropriately. July 1st 2021 Trickbot cybercrime group connected to brand-new Diavol ransomware FortiGuard Labs security scientists have actually connected a brand-new ransomware pressure called Diavol to Wizard Spider, the cybercrime group behind the Trickbot botnet. Babuk ransomware is back, utilizes brand-new variation on business networks After revealing their exit from the ransomware service in favor of information theft extortion, the Babuk gang appears to

have actually slipped back into their old routine of securing business networks. Babuk Ransomware, if you Hit and Run do not leave a trace On the Server, we saw an odd directory site that we begin to examine, after the scan we had the ability to see that the site onion is complete with Active Chat sessions. In the active session, we can see all discussions in between the Babuk ransomware group and the victims. the sessions essentially get

you inside the “Chat Conversation Page “with all the History talks. that offers us a within check out the settlements procedure. July 2nd 2021 United States insurance coverage giant AJG reports information breach after ransomware attack Arthur J. Gallagher( AJG), a US-based international insurance coverage brokerage and danger management company, is sending by mail breach alert letters to possibly affected people following a ransomware attack that struck its systems in late September. REvil ransomware strikes 200 business in MSP supply-chain attack An enormous

REvil ransomware attack impacts several handled company and their

customers through a reported Kaseya supply-chain attack. ESET shares list of targeted nations in Kaseya attack ESETresearch telemetry reveals bulk of reports of Win32/Filecoder

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