Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Monday,   August 17th,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Technology giant Konica Minolta hit by RansomEXX ransomware attack

After some customers stated that their Konica contacts indicated a breach caused the outage, a source shared a copy of the ransom note used in the attack on Konica Minolta to researchers, named '!!KONICA_MINOLTA_README!!.txt. It was also discovered that the devices in the company were encrypted, and files had the '.K0N1M1N0' extension appended to them. This ransom note belongs to a relatively new ransomware called RansomEXX, which is human-operated and entails threat actors compromising a network, and over time, spreading to other devices until they gain administrator credentials. Learn more >

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