Weekly: SandWorm Indicted by DOJ, Darkside Has A Soft Spot, and Ryuk's Super Speedy Attack!

Digital Shadows

ShadowTalk hosts Kacey, Alec, Austin, and Digital Shadows CISO Rick bring you the latest in threat intelligence. This week they cover: 

  • SandWorm and its link to Russia’s GRU - what’s their history and what does this mean?
  • The Darkside ransomware group takes a philanthropic approach to cybercrime
  • Ryuk leverages Bazar Loader and Zerologon vulnerability in their recent (and very speedy) attack
  • Plus: The group discusses their favorite WiFi names

Get this week’s intelligence summary at https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-23-october-2020

***Resources from this week’s podcast***

GRU Indictment: https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1328521/download

Darkside: https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-gang-donates-part-of-ransom-demands-to-charity-organizations/

Ryuk: https://thedfirreport.com/2020/10/18/ryuk-in-5-hours/

Charitable Cybercriminals Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/charitable-endeavors-on-cybercriminal-forums/

Digital Shadows Darkside Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/darkside-the-new-ransomware-group-behind-highly-targeted-attacks/

High Profile Arrests Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/recent-arrests-and-high-profile-convictions-what-does-it-mean-for-the-cyber-threat-landscape/

Ransomware Trend Q3 Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/ransomware-trends-in-q3/

Dark Pathways Into Cybercrime Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/dark-pathways-into-cybercrime-minding-the-threat-actor-talent-gap/

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