AvosLocker

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AvosLocker is a type of malware, specifically ransomware, that poses significant threats to computer systems and networks. Ransomware is a malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. AvosLocker infiltrates systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often unbeknownst to the user. Once inside, it can steal personal information, disrupt operations, or even hold your data hostage for ransom. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have recently published an advisory on the AvosLocker ransomware. This advisory serves as a critical alert to individuals and organizations about the potential dangers associated with this specific ransomware. The advisory provides detailed information about how AvosLocker operates, its methods of infiltration, and the potential damage it can cause. Over the years, AvosLocker has gained notoriety alongside other significant ransomware bands such as Black Basta, BlackCat, and Hive. These malicious software groups pose ongoing threats to cybersecurity worldwide. The continuous publication of advisories by agencies like the FBI and CISA highlights the importance of staying informed about these evolving threats and implementing robust cybersecurity measures to mitigate their impact.
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Source Document References
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MITRE
5 months ago
Ransomware Spotlight: AvosLocker
CISA
7 months ago
#StopRansomware: AvosLocker Ransomware (Update) | CISA
CERT-EU
7 months ago
#StopRansomware: AvosLocker Ransomware (Update) - KizzMyAnthia.com
CERT-EU
7 months ago
A Retrospective on AvosLocker | Zscaler
CERT-EU
7 months ago
NoEscape Ransomware, AvosLocker Ransomware, Retch Ransomware, S-H-O Ransomware and More: Hacker’s Playbook Threat Coverage Round-up: October 31st, 2023
Securityaffairs
7 months ago
FBI and CISA published a new advisory on AvosLocker ransomware
CERT-EU
7 months ago
FBI shares AvosLocker ransomware technical details, defense tips
MITRE
5 months ago
RaaS AvosLocker Incident Response Analysis
DARKReading
7 months ago
Feds: Beware AvosLocker Ransomware Attacks on Critical Infrastructure
MITRE
5 months ago
AvosLocker enters the ransomware scene, asks for partners
CERT-EU
a year ago
Ransomware Group Uses Communication System of University
CERT-EU
a year ago
Bluefield University's alert system compromised by AvosLocker ransomware
MITRE
5 months ago
Avos ransomware group expands with new attack arsenal
CERT-EU
7 months ago
FBI, CISA: Beware of AvosLocker Ransomware Attacks
CERT-EU
7 months ago
New federal advisory on AvosLocker ransomware issued
CERT-EU
7 months ago
FBI and CISA published a new advisory on AvosLocker ransomware
CISA
7 months ago
FBI and CISA Release Update on AvosLocker Advisory | CISA
CERT-EU
7 months ago
CISA + FBI Issue Joint Advisory on AvosLocker Ransomware
Checkpoint
7 months ago
16th October – Threat Intelligence Report - Check Point Research
MITRE
5 months ago
An In-Depth Look at Black Basta Ransomware