Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Monday,   August 24th,   2020

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

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Unskilled iranian hackers deploy Dharma ransomware

Low-skilled hackers likely from Iran have joined the ransomware business targeting companies in Russia, India, China, and Japan. They are going after easy hits, using publicly available tools in their activity. The new group is deploying Dharma ransomware. Based on forensic artifacts, this is a non-sophisticated, financially-motivated gang that is new to cybercrime. Their demand is between 1-5 Bitcoin (currently $11,700 - $59,000), which is on the lower range of ransom demand compared to other ransomware operations. Learn more >

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