Weekly: Law Enforcement Wins the Week - The Fall of NetWalker and Emotet!

Digital Shadows

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

  • Mimecast confirms SolarWinds attackers breached security certificate - the latest updates
  • The rise and fall of Emotet, plus unique video footage of the takedown
  • NetWalker ransomware targeted and taken down by US and Bulgarian Law Enforcement
  • Avaddon adopts a new tactic - could it become the MO of other threat groups?
  • North Korean threat actors go phishing for security researchers with fake social media profiles

Get this week’s intelligence summary at: https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-29-january

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

Mimecast SolarWinds Update: https://www.mimecast.com/blog/important-security-update/

23 Sunburst Targets Identified: https://www.netresec.com/?page=Blog&month=2021-01&post=Twenty-three-SUNBURST-Targets-Identified

Emotet: https://www.zdnet.com/article/emotet-worlds-most-dangerous-malware-botnet-disrupted-by-international-police-operation/

Emotet Takedown Video: https://youtu.be/_BLOmClsSpc

NetWalker: https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-and-bulgarian-authorities-dirsupt-netwalker-ransomware-operation/

Avaddon: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/another-ransomware-now-uses-ddos-attacks-to-force-victims-to-pay/

NK Activity: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/north-korean-hackers-are-targeting-security-researchers-with-malware-0-days/

Ransomware 2020 Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/ransomware-analyzing-the-data-from-2020/

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

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