A new ransomware operation named DarkSide began attacking organizations earlier this month with customized attacks that have already earned them million-dollar payouts.
Starting around August 10th, 2020, the new ransomware operation began performing targeted attacks against numerous companies.
In a “press release” issued by the threat actors, they claim to be former affiliates who had made millions of dollars working with other ransomware operations.
After not finding a “product” that suited their needs, they decided to launch their own operation.
Source: Bleeping Computer