This ransomware is one of the few that doesn’t use payment portal on the dark web. Instead, users must wait for the cybercriminals to email them instructions, usually demanding a hefty Bitcoin ransom (5 bitcoin, or approximately $3,000). Destruction Zone: United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Italy, Singapore, Turkey, Serbia, Greece, South Africa, India, Mexico, Chile, Ukraine, China, Germany, Malaysia, Japan, Sweden, Botswana, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Norway, Iran, Russia, Israel, and more
The worldwide Accellion #cyberattacks appear to have originated from the infamous Clop #ransomware gang. https://wbrt.io/2P5E1Ln
Our #BrightCloud Threat Intelligence associated the IP address of the SolarWind's Orion update with a botnet in the summer of last year.
A properly configured security tool using our #threatintelligence data would have blocked comms with the C&C server. https://wbrt.io/3aQsjv7