Silence Cybercrime Group

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The Silence cybercrime group, a threat actor predominantly Russian-speaking, has been associated with significant cybersecurity threats. This entity is known for its malicious activities, including the use of TrueBot, a malware downloader. Since December 2022, this malware has been co-opted by another hacking team, TA505, which is affiliated with the FIN11 organization. The hackers have been using TrueBot to deploy Clop ransomware on compromised networks, creating substantial cybersecurity concerns. TrueBot's role in these attacks has been crucial, as it has been responsible for delivering the Clop ransomware payloads. These attacks have been facilitated through the windowservicecenter[.]com domain, registered on April 12. This domain had previously hosted and delivered the TrueBot downloader, further solidifying its association with the Silence cybercrime group and the ongoing ransomware attacks since December 2022. In conclusion, the Silence cybercrime group's involvement in these cybersecurity breaches, through their association with TrueBot, poses a significant threat. The group's tools and tactics have been adopted by other threat actors like TA505, leading to widespread deployment of Clop ransomware. As such, understanding and mitigating the risks associated with the Silence cybercrime group and its affiliated malware is paramount to maintaining cybersecurity.
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TA505
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TA505, also known as Cl0p Ransomware Gang and Lace Tempest, is a highly active and sophisticated cybercriminal group. The group has been associated with various high-profile cyber-attacks, demonstrating adaptability through a multi-vector approach to their operations. In June 2023, the U.S. Cybersec
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TruebotUnspecified
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Truebot is a highly potent malware used by the threat actor group CL0P, which has been linked to various malicious activities aimed at exploiting and damaging computer systems. It can infiltrate systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often unbeknownst to the user. Once embedded,
ClopUnspecified
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Clop is a notorious malware, short for malicious software, known for its disruptive and damaging effects on computer systems. It primarily infiltrates systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often unbeknownst to the user. Once inside, Clop can steal personal information, disrupt o
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fin11Unspecified
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FIN11, a threat actor group also known as Lace Tempest or TA505, has been linked to the development and deployment of Cl0p ransomware. This malicious software is believed to be a variant of another ransomware, CryptoMix, and is typically used by FIN11 to encrypt files on a victim's network after ste
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CERT-EU
a year ago
SafeBreach Coverage for US-CERT Alert (AA23-187A) – Truebot Malware
CERT-EU
a year ago
Netwrix Auditor RCE Bug Abused in Truebot Malware Campaign | IT Security News
CERT-EU
a year ago
CISA, FBI: A New Version of the Truebot Malware Is Actively Used in Attacks
CERT-EU
a year ago
PaperCut Flaw Exploited to Hijack Servers, Fix Released