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10548033459?profile=RESIZE_400xCl0p ransomware began as a part of the Cryptomix family and was first seen in the wild in 2019 operating as a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) platform.  The group has targeted international organizations including companies in the pharmaceditcal, education, technology, and industrial verticals.   

The Cl0p ransomware group had a quiet end to 2021 after being shut down following Operation Cyclone, a joint law enforcement operation involving Interpol, Europol, Ukrainian Law enforcement, United Stat

8565096268?profile=RESIZE_400xA group of cybercriminals known for ransomware attacks has started leaking files allegedly stolen from Jones Day.  Jones Day is an international law firm based in the US.  As of 2018, it was the fifth largest law firm in the US and the 13th highest grossing law firm in the world.  Jones Day has represented former US president Donald Trump, including his inquiries into the 2020 voting irregularities. 

The cybercriminals behind the ransomware operation known as Clop (Cl0p) have been known to encry

8423424691?profile=RESIZE_400xIn their attempt to extort as much money as quickly as possible out of victims, ransomware gangs know some effective techniques to get the full attention of a firm’s management team.  One of them is to specifically target the sensitive information stored on the computers used by a company’s top executives, in the hope of finding valuable data that can best pressure bosses into approving the payment of a sizeable ransom. 

Although the technique of prioritizing the theft of data from managers’ PCs

8038692495?profile=RESIZE_400xA newly identified group of financially motivated hackers, likely based in a Russian-speaking country, has been running high-volume phishing, ransomware, and extortion campaigns in the United States, Germany, and many other countries for the last four years, using the Clop ransomware and various backdoors in their operations.

Researchers at Mandiant have been tracking the group since 2016 and have responded to a number of intrusions in which the group, known as FIN11, has used initial access to