Since June 2023, instances of Akira ransomware targeting Linux systems have been identified, tracing back their wider activities to April. The initial infection strategy entails exploiting vulnerabilities in publicly accessible services and applications.
In a striking departure from their previous focus on Latin American and European organizations, the HiatusRAT malware campaign has taken a notable shift in tactics, now directing its attention towards a reconnaissance attack on a server within the U.S. Department of Defense.
The Knight ransomware has adopted a deceptive guise by orchestrating an ongoing spam campaign that cleverly poses as TripAdvisor complaints. This intricate ploy conceals its malicious intent, with the ransomware itself being a revamped version of the Cyclop Ransomware-as-a-Service. The re-branding took place at the close of July 2023, marking a shift from its previous identity.
In the realm of cyber security, ransomware remains a persistent and evolving threat, wreaking havoc on organizations and individuals alike. Microsoft's recent revelations about the BlackCat ransomware's latest version, the Sphynx ransomware, illuminate the ever-advancing tactics employed by cyber criminals
In February of this year, the emergence of DoDo ransomware was initially reported. This ransomware variant is a spinoff from the widely recognized Chaos ransomware that has been extensively studied. Despite its connection to Chaos, DoDo ransomware isn't classified as a novel strain.