Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Monday,   June 29th,   2020

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

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WastedLocker: Symantec Identifies Wave of Attacks Against U.S. Organizations

Symantec, a division of Broadcom, has identified and alerted their customers to a string of attacks against U.S. companies by attackers attempting to deploy the WastedLocker ransomware on their networks. The end goal of these attacks is to cripple the victim's IT infrastructure by encrypting most of their computers and servers in order to demand a multimillion-dollar ransom. At least 31 customer organizations have been attacked, meaning the total number of attacks may be much higher. The attackers had breached the networks of targeted organizations and were in the process of laying the groundwork for staging ransomware attacks.   Learn more >  

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