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8989665473?profile=RESIZE_400xThe infamous cybercrime organization known as Evil Corp may be running cyberespionage operations on behalf of a Russian intelligence agency, security consulting company Truesec reports.  Active since at least 2009 and also referred to as TA505, the hacking group is known for the use of the Dridex banking Trojan, but also for ransomware families such as Locky, Bart, Jaff, and BitPaymer, along with the more recent WastedLocker and Hades.

Evil Corp is allegedly run by Russian nationals Maksim Yakub

6641863457?profile=RESIZE_400xRansomware is unfortunately is the new normal for businesses of all segments and sizes and this malware is multiplying quickly.  More than two-dozen US organizations were attacked in recent days by a known threat group attempting to deploy a dangerous new strain of ransomware called WastedLocker.

Had the attacks succeeded, they could have resulted in millions of dollars in damages to the organizations and potentially had a major impact on supply chains in the US, Symantec said in a report on 26