Cl0p Ransomware Syndicate

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The Cl0p ransomware syndicate, a Russian hacker group, is known for its malicious software attacks designed to exploit and damage computer systems. The malware infiltrates systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often unbeknownst to the user. Once inside, it can steal personal information, disrupt operations, or hold data hostage for ransom. This group has been identified as the culprit behind a significant cyberattack on Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System. The data breach at Johns Hopkins was discovered on May 31 and potentially affected employees, students, and patients. The Cl0p ransomware syndicate specifically targeted users of the MOVEit Secure File Transfer and Automation software in this attack. Following the breach, the syndicate announced on its dark web site that its victims, suggested to number in the hundreds, had a limited time to negotiate a ransom. The syndicate set a deadline until June 14 for the victims to get in touch and negotiate a ransom. If they failed to comply, the syndicate threatened to dump sensitive stolen data online. This tactic is part of their extortion strategy: threatening victims with the public release of their data if they do not pay the demanded ransom. The Cl0p ransomware syndicate's activities highlight the increasing risk and severity of cyber threats globally.
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CERT-EU
a year ago
Russian hacker group possibly linked to Hopkins cyberattack | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
Energy Department among federal agencies breached by Russian ransomware gang – Twin Cities | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
These are steps to mitigate ransomware risk on file-transfer software | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
Info of 3.5 million Oregon DMV customers at risk after hack | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
State of Illinois victim of global ransomware attack | #ransomware | #cybercrime | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
UGA, University System of Georgia investigating possible hack by Russian cybercriminals | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
The latest victim of the MOVEit data breach is the Department of Health and Human Services | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware | National Cyber Security Consulting