As Maze retires, clients turn to Sekhmet ransomware spin-off Egregor

As the developers of the Maze ransomware announce their exit from the malware scene, clients are now thought to be turning to Egregor as a substitute.

The Maze group has been a devastating force for companies that have fallen victim to the cybercriminals over the past year.

What has separated Maze in the past from many other threat groups are practices following infection. Maze would attack a corporate resource, encrypt files or just focus on stealing proprietary data, and then demanded payment — often reaching six figures — in cryptocurrency.

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Source: ZDNet