New Techniques In Ransomware Attacks

A hacker group called FIN11 has evolved its tactics to focus on ransomware and extortion. Researchers say: 

„Recent FIN11 intrusions have most commonly led to data theft, extortion and the disruption of victim networks via the distribution of CLOP ransomware.“

In addition to leveraging a high-volume malicious email distribution mechanism, they have expanded their targeting to native language lures coupled with manipulated email sender information, such as spoofed email display names and email sender addresses, to make the messages appear more legitimate.

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