REvil ransomware operators claim group is ending activity again, victim leak blog now offline

Cybercriminals claiming to be part of the REvil ransomware group have alleged that the gang is closing shop after losing control of vital infrastructure and having internal disputes. Recorded Future security expert Dmitry Smilyanets shared multiple messages on Twitter from Read More …

Ransomware in the Commonwealth of Independent States

These days, when speaking of cyberthreats, most people have in mind ransomware, specifically cryptomalware. In 2020–2021, with the outbreak of the pandemic and the emergence of several major cybercriminal groups (Maze, REvil, Conti, DarkSide, Avaddon), an entire criminal ecosystem took Read More …

Hong Kong firm becomes latest marketing company hit with REvil ransomware

Hong Kong marketing firm Fimmick has been hit with a ransomware attack, according to a British cybersecurity firm monitoring the situation. Fimmick has offices in Hong Kong and across China, serving several high-profile clients like McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Shell, Asus and Read More …

REvil/Sodinokibi Ransomware Universal Decryptor Key Is Out

REvil victims, your prayers have been answered: There’s a universal decryptor key waiting to free you. Bitdefender is releasing a free, universal decryptor key to unlock data of victimized organizations that were encrypted by REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware attacks before the gang’s Read More …

Kaseya’s universal REvil decryption key leaked on a hacking forum

The universal decryption key for REvil’s attack on Kaseya’s customers has been leaked on hacking forums allowing researchers their first glimpse of the mysterious key. On July 2nd, the REvil ransomware gang launched a massive attack on managed service providers Read More …

Haron and BlackMatter are the latest groups to crash the ransomware party

July has so far ushered in at least two new ransomware groups. Or maybe they’re old ones undergoing a rebranding. Researchers are in the process of running down several different theories. Both groups say they are aiming for big-game targets, Read More …