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Ransomware Rewind

Weekly Update: 01 November 2022

Ransomware Rewind is a compilation of ransomware-related stories published over the past week.

Most Active Ransomware Operators

Volume of messages posted by operators during the last week.

Significant Campaigns & Incidents

Documents and discussion of significant ransomware campaigns, incidents, and associated actors.

Events D.C. hit with cyberattack, employee data likely compromisedWashington Business Journal – Oct 28 2022 17:03
Australian strata company SSKB breachedIT News Australia – Oct 28 2022 00:01
Australian Clinical Labs says patient data stolen in ransomware attackCERT Hong Kong News Clipping – Oct 27 2022 16:00

Tactics & Techniques

Discussion and mentions of significant techniques deployed by threat actors.

Ransomware: ‘Amateur’ Tactics Lead Fewer Victims to PayBankInfoSecurity – Oct 31 2022 21:09
LV Ransomware Exploits ProxyShell in Attack on a Jordan-based CompanyTrend Micro Simply Security – Oct 25 2022 14:11

Researcher Analysis

Analysis, deep-dives and reverse engineering.

What is ransomware-as-a-service and how is it evolving?Malwarebytes Unpacked – Oct 27 2022 18:45
Ransomware Spotlight: BlackCatTrend Micro Security News – Oct 27 2022 10:51
Ransomware forecast to cause $30bn in damages by 2023Trade Arabia IT & Telecommunications – Oct 26 2022 13:10
Dragos Industrial Ransomware Analysis: Q3 2022Dragos Blog – Oct 26 2022 13:00
Addressing Ransomware in Hospitals & Medical DevicesTrend Micro – Oct 26 2022 00:00

Legal Actions and Discussion

Actions, consequences, and policy discussion by governments and organisations.

Mondelez and Zurich reach settlement in NotPetya cyberattack insurance suitThe Record by Recorded Future – Oct 31 2022 20:28
UK data watchdog warns against paying ransomware demandsMediaCenter Panda Security – Oct 31 2022 11:41
White House aims to ‘redouble’ global push against ransomwareThe Record by Recorded Future – Oct 31 2022 09:00
WannaCry caused approximately $4 billion in lossesMedium Cybersecurity – Oct 27 2022 13:59
UK Firm Fined for Poor Security Prior to Ransomware AttackDeviceSecurity.io – Oct 25 2022 00:52

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