blackcat ransomware (2)

11523236857?profile=RESIZE_400xIf you keep feeding the local stray cat, it will never go away.  Like malware, if you don’t stomp it out, it keeps harassing you.  The threat actors behind BlackCat ransomware have developed an improved variant that prioritizes speed and stealth to bypass security guardrails and achieve their ransom objectives.  The new version, Sphynx, and announced in February 2023 and includes updated capabilities that strengthen the group's efforts to evade detection.  The "product" update was first highligh

10266909088?profile=RESIZE_400xRansomware is a constant thorn in the side of cyber security professionals worldwide.  Hive Ransomware stormed onto the scene in June of 2021 and in their first six months, from June to December of 2021 they managed to compromise 355 companies.  The group made headlines for targeting IT, real estate, and healthcare organizations, prompting an FBI Alert sharing the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) and Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) associated with the group in late August.

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