April 27, 2022
The FBI, chief investigating agency of the U.S., has triggered an alert concluding that more than 60 organizations worldwide have been a victim of the sophisticated ransomware attack by Blackcat also known as ALPHV/Noberus. The ransomware first came to light when the investigation revealed it to be the first ransomware using the memory-safe programming language RUST, known for its improved performance. Many of the developers of Blackcat are linked with more popular ransomware groups Darkside and Blackmatter who large groups with the experience to carry out operations with a well-established network to support logistics. The advantage of using the RUST…
March 9, 2021
Last week, Microsoft released an important blog that details that details how HAFNIUM, a state-sponsored threat actor operating out of China, exploited Microsoft Exchange Servers with zero-day exploits along with other code execution vulnerabilities in the Sharepoint software. Microsoft advises that these patches are only intended to be a temporary fix. Customers are still required to update their software to the latest version and apply any relevant security patches to their server.