Medusa Ransomware

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Medusa ransomware is a type of malicious software that has been on the rise, causing significant damage and disruption to various organizations. It operates by infiltrating systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often without the user's knowledge. Once inside, it can steal personal information, disrupt operations, or hold data hostage for ransom. The ransomware has evolved from merely leaking data to employing multi-extortion tactics, as reported by The Hacker News in January 2024. The Medusa ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for multiple high-profile cyberattacks. One notable incident was the attack on Toyota Financial Services, which was widely reported in security affairs. Additionally, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority was another significant target hit by this ransomware. Furthermore, the group asserted responsibility for a cyberattack on Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health, exfiltrating 51GB of sensitive data, including Protected Health Information and Personally Identifiable Information. In addition to these attacks, the Medusa ransomware group has targeted healthcare and government sectors. They claimed responsibility for two cyberattacks on the American dermatology clinic, Paducah Dermatology PLLC, and Tarrant County Appraisal District (TAD), a government agency in Texas. These incidents highlight the broad range of targets that this ransomware group is willing to exploit, emphasizing the serious threat they pose to both public and private entities.
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Medusa, a threat actor known for its ransomware activities, has been on the rise since late 2023, leveraging a zero-day exploit for the Citrix Bleed vulnerability (CVE-2023-4966) alongside other groups like LockBit and ALPHV (BlackCat). This vulnerability led to numerous compromises by these groups
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CERT-EU
6 months ago
Cyber Security Today, Nov. 20, 2023 – Forbid ransomware payments, says a Canadian hospital | IT World Canada News
Securityaffairs
2 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 465 by Pierluigi Paganini
CERT-EU
7 months ago
Medusa Ransomware Group Takes Ownership for Cyber-attack on Canadian Psychological Association
CERT-EU
8 months ago
PhilHealth implementing containment measures after cyber attack | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware | National Cyber Security Consulting
Securityaffairs
5 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 453 by Pierluigi Paganini
CERT-EU
6 months ago
Coffee Briefing Nov. 14 – MISA Ontario launches new cybersecurity training; New “green” AI platform; Sage announces new Sage Intacct enhancements; and more | IT World Canada News
CERT-EU
8 months ago
Medusa ransomware unleashes unprecedented cyber attack against Philhealth | #ransomware | #cybercrime | National Cyber Security Consulting
Securityaffairs
6 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 446 by Pierluigi Paganini
CERT-EU
8 months ago
NPC launches probe on PhilHealth breach More than 10 hacked external systems restored   | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker | National Cyber Security Consulting
BankInfoSecurity
3 months ago
Breach Roundup: More Fallout From the LockBit Takedown
CERT-EU
5 months ago
From Data Leaks to Physical Threats | #ransomware | #cybercrime | National Cyber Security Consulting
Securityaffairs
3 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 461 by Pierluigi Paganini
CERT-EU
6 months ago
Toyota Ransomware Attack Exposes Customers Personal Data | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
9 months ago
French town of Sartrouville recovering from cyberattack claimed by ransomware gang | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware | National Cyber Security Consulting
Securityaffairs
6 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 447 by Pierluigi Paganini
Securityaffairs
6 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 449 by Pierluigi Paganini
Securityaffairs
23 days ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 470 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
Securityaffairs
6 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 447 by Pierluigi Paganini
Securityaffairs
2 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 466 by Pierluigi Paganini
Securityaffairs
4 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 456 by Pierluigi Paganini