Weekly: When Initial Access Brokers Attack

Digital Shadows

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

  • The team talks Initial Access Brokers (IAB) - what role do these middle-men play in the ransomware game?
  • How can your company mitigate risks against IAB?
  • The latest on the Accellion incident
  • Third party attacks - where does the blame fall?

Get this week’s intelligence summary at: https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-26-february

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

Accellion: https://www.zdnet.com/article/fireeye-links-0-day-attacks-on-fta-servers-extortion-campaign-to-fin11-group/

https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2021/02/accellion-fta-exploited-for-data-theft-and-extortion.html

IAB Report: https://resources.digitalshadows.com/whitepapers-and-reports/initial-access-brokers-report

Monitoring IABs in SearchLight: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/how-to-monitor-initial-access-broker-listings/

5 Ways To Take Action Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/5-ways-to-optimize-threat-intelligence/

Also, don’t forget to reach out to - shadowtalk@digitalshadows.com

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