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Weekly

Ransomware Roundup

March 28-Apr 1, 2022

Researchers Analyzed Okta Ransomware Attack Detailing the Breach Timeline

Researchers have analyzed the breach timeline and released a document mapping the method Lapsus used to access Sitel’s network. Shocking revelations from this new inquiry show that the attackers used remote access services and publicly accessible hacking tools to break into the network.
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Globant Suffers a Data Breach by Lapsus - Source Code and Intellectual Property Leaked

Globant, an IT and software development company, admitted to a data breach after the cybercriminals leaked 70GB of data on Telegram which allegedly contain customer source code, some from well known tech companies. Read more

US Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2023 Includes Billions to Bolster Cybersecurity for Federal Departments

The White House released its $5.8 trillion proposed budget on March 28th for the fiscal year 2023 - an 11% increase over 2022 that includes billions to bolster cybersecurity defenses for federal departments. President Biden plans to increase cybersecurity spending for several departments, with the department of Defense and Homeland Security taking $830 billion, the largest portions of the funds. Nearly every department, however, was allocated at least some funds to improve cybersecurity practices. Read more

How to Set Up NAS Backup Repository for Veeam Backup Software

Step-by-step guide about how to create NFS or CIFS/SMB volumes using available storage resources and configure them as target storage for Veeam availability suite. Read more

Python-Based Ransomware Targeting Jupyter Notebooks

• Researchers have found what they say is the first ever python-based ransomware strain that specifically targets vulnerable Jupyter notebooks. Early reports suggest that the attackers gain initial access via misconfigured environments and then run a ransomware script that encrypts every file on a given path on the server. After execution, the program deletes itself to conceal the attack. Read more

NAS vs Cloud Storage – Which is Best for Your Hybrid Workforce?

Compare the pros and cons of on-premise file storage and sharing infrastructure with remote cloud storage, so that you can choose the best one for your hybrid work environment(s).
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Ransomware Roundup

March 21-25, 2022

Japanese Automotive Supplier Denso Attacked by Pandora Ransomware

The world’s second-largest automotive supplier Denso Corporation reported that hackers accessed its subsidiary’s network in Germany on March 10, 2022. The impacted company, Denso Automotive Deutschland GmbH, handles engineering and sales in the country. Pandora threatened to leak the automotive supplier’s trade secrets and transaction information, including invoices, purchase orders, automotive parts technical diagrams, and emails on its data leak site. Read more

Okta Suffers Data Breach – Lapsus Group Claims Responsibility

Okta, a leading provider of authentication services and Identity and access management (IAM) solutions says it is investigating claims of data breach. Lapsus$ claims to have acquired "superuser/admin" access to Okta.com and that it accessed Okta's customer data. Read more

This is How Fast Ransomware Encrypts Your Files – 100,000 files in 5 minutes 50 seconds

Researchers tested the top 10 ransomware to see how quickly they can encrypt 100,000 files. Lockbit, one of the most prolific ransomware in early 2022, took a median time of 5 minutes and 50 seconds to encrypt 100,000 files. Read more

What are Immutable Backups and Why are They Necessary?

CISA recommends immutability as a means to mitigate ransomware risks. Learn what immutable backups, why should you use them, and how to add them to your existing environment(s). Read more

Backups Aren’t Enough – Here’s Why You Need Air-Gapping and Immutability

Ransomware attacks target your production and your backup servers. If your backup and disaster recovery solution does not include air-gapping and immutability then your data is at risk. Read more

Finding the Right Data Backup Strategy: 3-2-1 vs 3-2-1-1-0 vs 4-3-2

Differentiate between 3-2-1 vs 3-2-1-1-0 vs 4-3-2 backup strategies and learn which backup strategy works best for ransomware protection. Read more

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Ransomware Roundup

March 14-18, 2022

Global Ransomware Watch
Newly disclosed “LokiLocker” ransomware group poses threat to enterprises

LokiLocker ransomware group caught the attention of BlackBerry researchers, who say the outfit could become the next cybercrime group to menace enterprises. The emerging cybercrime group is running the tried-and-true ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) model, where operators farm out the dirty work of breaking into networks and installing the malware before handing it off for collections. Read more

Russia-Ukraine War: Ransomware News
Conti ransomware source code leaked by anonymous researcher

The individual responsible is targeting Conti after the group announced its loyalty to Russia during the invasion of Ukraine. Over the weekend, a link to the new package was published under the "Conti Leaks" Twitter handle. The source code has been uploaded to VirusTotal and while password-protected, the information required to open the file is available to cybersecurity teams. Read more

Storage Security
Undocumented and insecure APIs: A potential doorway for cybercriminals

Storage devices can be managed via a number of ways including device APIs, management hosts, API gateways, dedicated host agents, etc. Undocumented and insecure API and CLI access paths can provide cybercriminals with a backdoor to control storage devices, exfiltrate data, and tamer with storage content and its backups. Read more

What you need to know
Cloud disaster recovery vs on-premise – which is best?

Learn the difference between on-premise vs cloud disaster recovery: which can help you achieve the recovery time and point objectives for your business? Read more

New Ransomware
AvosLocker continues to target US critical infrastructure with DDoS attacks

According to the FBI, the AvosLocker gang has targeted victims in the US within financial services, critical manufacturing, and government facilities. The Windows AvosLocker app is written in C++ and runs as a console application that logs actions on victims' machines and allows the attacker to remotely enable or disable "certain features". Read more

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