Charles Carmakal from cybersecurity firm Mandiant identified the group behind the threats as Russian-speaking criminal gang UNC1878. He called the group “one of most brazen, heartless, and disruptive threat actors” he’s ever seen and said it’s been deliberately targeting hospitals in the middle of a global pandemic. Coronavirus cases and deaths have been on the rise in the US, reaching record numbers these past few days.
According to the authorities’ advisory, the attackers are using the Trickbot malware to deliver Ryuk ransomware to victims’ networks. Ryuk first appeared in 2018 and has become one of the most notorious ransomware since
POSTED IN Games