Ransomware Rewind

Weekly Update: 16 August 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.

Argentina’s Judiciary of Córdoba hit by PLAY ransomware attackBleepingComputer.com – Aug 16 2022 00:06
German school hit by ransomwareDataBreaches.net – Aug 11 2022 13:57
Argentinian health services plan hit by LockBitDataBreaches.net – Aug 09 2022 18:35

Tactics & Techniques

Discussion and mentions of significant techniques deployed by threat actors.

Conti extortion gangs behind surge of BazarCall phishing attacksBleepingComputer.com – Aug 10 2022 20:45
BlueSky Ransomware: Fast Encryption via MultithreadingUnit 42 – Palo Alto Networks Blog – Aug 10 2022 19:00
Onyx Ransomware Renames its Leak Site To “VSOP”Cyble Blog – Aug 10 2022 08:51

Researcher Analysis

Analysis, deep-dives and reverse engineering.

Q2 2022: Ransomware Landscape Continues Its DeclineAbnormal Security Blog – Aug 15 2022 18:21
Ransomware is back, healthcare sector most targetedHelp Net Security – Aug 15 2022 03:00
Ransomware Now Threatens the Global SouthRUSI Events – Aug 12 2022 13:10
AA22-223A: #StopRansomware: Zeppelin RansomwareCISA Alerts – Aug 11 2022 15:21
Avast Q2/2022 Threat ReportAvast Threat Labs – Aug 10 2022 12:23
The State of Ransomware in Financial Services 2022Sophos News – Aug 10 2022 11:00
Novel News on Cuba Ransomware aka Greetings From Tropical ScorpiusUnit 42 – Palo Alto Networks Blog – Aug 09 2022 16:00

Legal Actions and Discussion

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

RTF shares defense blueprint for ransomwareBarracuda Networks – Aug 15 2022 16:42

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