NCC Group’s May 2022 Threat Report Reflects Conti’s End

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NCC Group’s monthly report on cyber threats features some curious news, namely the alleged closure of ransomware group Conti and the strengthening of the Lockbit 2.0 gang. Conti, a notorious Russian ransomware gang responsible for the attack on Irish medical institutions last year, is believed to be disbanded after the internal correspondence of the gang… Continue reading NCC Group’s May 2022 Threat Report Reflects Conti’s End

Experts analysed the conversations of Conti and Hive ransomware groups

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Analysis of more than 40 chats with victims allowed the specialists to figure out some interesting details about the internal structure and the style of negotiation. Conti and Hive ransomware groups were very active over the last quarter, and the number of their victims grew pretty hard. About Conti and Hive ransomware groups Those two… Continue reading Experts analysed the conversations of Conti and Hive ransomware groups

Researchers found a Hive ransomware master key via cryptographic vulnerability

A group of South Korean researchers from Kunming University published a report detailing how they found the Hive ransomware master key and a method to recover files encrypted with it. With the help of a cryptographic vulnerability, experts were able to recover the master key of the malware used to create encryption keys. Hive uses… Continue reading Researchers found a Hive ransomware master key via cryptographic vulnerability