The source code of the Paradise ransomware has been leaked on hacking forums over the weekend, Tom Malka, a threat intelligence analyst for security firm Security Joes, has told The Record today.
In light of the recent wave of high-profile ransomware attacks that have caused havoc in the US and Europe, the member states of the G7 group have called on Russia and other countries to crack down on ransomware gangs operating within their borders.
The criminal group behind the Avaddon ransomware has shut down its operation today and released decryption keys for past victims.
The number of active phishing sites hit a record number earlier this year in January, according to an industry report published this week by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).
The US Department of Justice announced today it seized the servers and domains of SlilPP, a well-known online marketplace where criminal groups assembled to trade stolen login credentials.
Over the course of the last few months, cybercrime groups have increasingly targeted SonicWall devices in order to breach corporate networks and deploy ransomware.
Microsoft said it detected a new malicious campaign that is hijacking Azure infrastructure typically used for machine learning operations in order to deploy cryptocurrency mining workloads.
In a video press conference today, US officials said they recovered the vast majority of the $4.3 million that Colonial Pipeline paid to a ransomware gang last month after the hackers encrypted its IT network in a security incident that disrupted fuel supply for the entire US East Coast.