Exbyte: BlackByte Ransomware Attackers Deploy New Exfiltration Tool

Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team has discovered that at least one affiliate of the BlackByte ransomware (Ransom.Blackbyte) operation has begun using a custom data exfiltration tool during their attacks. The malware (Infostealer.Exbyte) is designed to expedite the theft of data from Read More …

Hydra with Three Heads: BlackByte & The Future of Ransomware Subsidiary Groups

On February 13, 2022, a novel, lesser-known ransomware collective posted the alleged financial documents of the San Francisco 49ers football team on their underground site. The threat group, known as BlackByte, was widely credited with the orchestration of the attack—However, Read More …

The BlackByte ransomware group is striking users all over the globe

The BlackByte ransomware group uses its software for its own goals and as a ransomware-as-a-service offering to other criminals. The ransomware group and its affiliates have infected victims all over the world, from North America to Colombia, the Netherlands, China, Read More …

Ransomware decryptor roundup: BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile, Babuk decryptors released

Ransomware decryptors for the BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile and Babuk strains were released over the last two weeks, highlighting some amount of progress in the fight against a few of the smaller ransomware gangs. Last week, security company Avast released Read More …