Ransomware Rewind

Weekly Update: 23 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.

Brasseler USA Announces Data BreachJD Supra – Aug 19 2022 19:40
Major city car dealership hit by huge data theft cyber attackStoke on Trent Live – Aug 19 2022 04:10
LockBit claims ransomware attack on security giant EntrustBleepingComputer.com – Aug 18 2022 23:06
Ar: Aceitera General Dehezas discloses ransomware attackDataBreaches.net – Aug 18 2022 12:00

Tactics & Techniques

Discussion and mentions of significant techniques deployed by threat actors.

Sophos Identifies Potential Tag-Team Ransomware ActivityDark Reading All Stories – Aug 22 2022 19:31
BlackByte ransomware gang is back with new extortion tacticsBleepingComputer.com – Aug 17 2022 21:28

Researcher Analysis

Analysis, deep-dives and reverse engineering.

Cyber Signals: Defend against the new ransomware landscapeMicrosoft Security Blog – Aug 22 2022 13:00
BianLian: New Ransomware variant on the riseCyble Blog – Aug 18 2022 14:33

Legal Actions and Discussion

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

LockBit ransomware blames Entrust for DDoS attacks on leak sitesBleepingComputer.com – Aug 22 2022 14:39
Ransomware attacks increasing in frequency, spreading in reachWinston-Salem Journal – Aug 20 2022 19:00
Ukraine and the fragility of agriculture securityTalos Intelligence Blog – Aug 18 2022 12:00

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