Ransomware Gangs threaten to sell or publish Victims' Data if Not Paid

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    This ransomware gang hunts for evidence of crime to pressure victims into paying a ransom
    July 15, 2021
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-...ime-to-pressure-victims-into-paying-a-ransom/
    Palo Alto Networks - Unit42: Gasket and MagicSocks Tools Install Mespinoza Ransomware
     
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    Ecuador's state-run CNT telco hit by RansomEXX ransomware
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    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/dont-wanna-pay-ransom-gangs-test-your-backups/
     
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    Chat logs show how Egregor, an $80 million ransomware gang, handled negotiations with little mercy
    July 21, 2021
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    IBM X-Force: This Chat is Being Recorded: Egregor Ransomware Negotiations Uncovered
     
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    740 ransomware victims named on a data breach site in the second quarter of 2021
    July 22, 2021
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    LockBit ransomware automates Windows domain encryption via group policies
    July 27, 2021
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    BlackMatter ransomware group claims to be Darkside and REvil succesor
    July 28, 2021
    https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/120611/malware/blackmatter-ransomware.html
    Recorded Future: BlackMatter ransomware targets companies with revenue of $100 million and more
     
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    German county targeted by ransomware asks military for help
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    Haron and BlackMatter are the latest groups to crash the ransomware party
    July 28, 2021
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    Ransomware wars on the horizon?
    https://threatpost.com/babuk-ransomware-gang-ransomed-forum-stuffed-porn/168169/
     
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    Freaking hilarious :argh: What's good for the goose is just right for the gander.
     
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    Grief ransomware operation is DoppelPaymer rebranded
    July 29, 2021
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    ZScaler: DoppelPaymer Continues to Cause Grief Through Rebranding
     
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    Some ransomware gangs lose interest in extortion sites
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    Ransomware attack on Grass Valley
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    The digital INVASION is in full swing and lining up more vulnerable targets of which that list must be incredibly exhaustive at this point with our massive unchecked population explosion.
     
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    "DarkSide ransomware gang returns as new BlackMatter operation

    Encryption algorithms found in a decryptor show that the notorious DarkSide ransomware gang has rebranded as a new BlackMatter ransomware operation and is actively performing attacks on corporate entities...

    In May, the DarkSide ransomware operation suddenly shut down after losing access to their servers and cryptocurrency was seized by an unknown third-party...

    This week, a new ransomware operation known as BlackMatter emerged that is actively attacking victims and purchasing network access from other threat actors to launch new attacks..."

    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...re-gang-returns-as-new-blackmatter-operation/
     
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    Illinois AG Raoul Spends $2.5M On Ransomware Hack: Report
    July 30, 2021
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    Decryptor released for Prometheus ransomware victims
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    Ransomware attack hits Italy's Lazio region, affects COVID-19 site
    August 3, 2021
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    An interview with BlackMatter: A new ransomware group that’s learning from the mistakes of DarkSide and REvil
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    Italian energy company ERG hit by LockBit 2.0 ransomware gang
    August 5, 2021
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    Ransomware attack hits Coghlin Electrical of Worcester
    July 30, 2021
    https://eu.telegram.com/story/news/...hits-coghlin-electrical-worcester/5403019001/
     
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    Computer hardware giant GIGABYTE hit by RansomEXX ransomware
    August 6, 2021
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...e-giant-gigabyte-hit-by-ransomexx-ransomware/
     
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    Australian cybersecurity agency warns of spike in LockBit ransomware attacks
    August 6, 2021
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    ACSC: LockBit 2.0 ransomware incidents in Australia
     
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    RansomEXX ransomware leaks files stolen from Italian luxury brand Zegna
    August 6, 2021
    https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/120898/data-breach/ransomexx-ransomware-zegna.html
     
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