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Ransomware Rewind

Weekly Update: 15 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.

Texas Hospital Says Ransomware Breach Affected 500,000BankInfoSecurity – Nov 11 2022 22:39
Canadian food retail giant Sobeys hit by Black Basta ransomwareBleepingComputer.com – Nov 11 2022 18:38
Ransomware attack targets Commack School DistrictNews 12 Long Island – Nov 10 2022 22:37
Popular UK motor racing circuit investigating ransomware attackThe Record by Recorded Future – Nov 10 2022 19:26

Tactics & Techniques

Discussion and mentions of significant techniques deployed by threat actors.

Ukraine says Russian hacktivists use new Somnia ransomwareBleepingComputer.com – Nov 13 2022 15:06
Magniber Ransomware Attempts to Bypass MOTW (Mark of the Web)ASEC Blog AhnLab English – Nov 11 2022 05:47
Penetration and Distribution Method of Gwisin AttackerASEC Blog AhnLab English – Nov 10 2022 05:49
BlackCat Ransomware: Tactics and Techniques From a Targeted AttackNetskope Threat Labs – Nov 09 2022 14:00
Extortion Economics: Ransomware’s New Business ModelDark Reading – Nov 08 2022 21:30

Researcher Analysis

Analysis, deep-dives and reverse engineering.

Q3 2022: Ransomware Activity Levels Off, but the Landscape is More…Abnormal Security Blog – Nov 14 2022 23:50
The psychological fallout of a ransomware crisisHelp Net Security News – Nov 14 2022 05:30
The state of ransomware in state and local governmentSC Magazine US – Nov 11 2022 13:16
US Health Dept warns of Venus ransomware targeting healthcare orgsBleepingComputer.com – Nov 10 2022 21:50

Legal Actions and Discussion

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

Council of Europe and EUROJUST: Cooperation on ransomwareCouncil of Europe Cybercrime – Nov 15 2022 05:20
Cybercrime Insurance Is Making The Ransomware Problem WorseMENAFN.com Most Popular – Nov 11 2022 14:09
US banks pay $1 billion in ransomware in 2021Payments Cards Mobile – Nov 10 2022 16:00
Ransomware attacks: Weighing the cost of paying upStraits Times – Nov 09 2022 21:28

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