/ Security News /

An analysis of new samples of BlackMatter ransomware for Windows and Linux has revealed the extent to which the operators have continually added new features and encryption capabilities in successive iterations over a three-month period. No fewer than 10 Windows and two Linux versions of the ransomware have been observed in the wild to date, …

/ Government Security Alerts /

Summary Actions You Can Take Now to Protect Against BlackMatter Ransomware• Implement and enforce backup and restoration policies and procedures.• Use strong, unique passwords.• Use multi-factor authentication.• Implement network segmentation and traversal monitoring. Note: this advisory uses the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) framework, version 9. See the ATT&CK for Enterprise for all …

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Two new ransomware-as-service (RaaS) programs have appeared on the threat radar this month, with one group professing to be a successor to DarkSide and REvil, the two infamous ransomware syndicates that went off the grid following major attacks on Colonial Pipeline and Kaseya over the past few months. “The project has incorporated in itself the …