Weekly: RegretLocker, OceanLotus, Millions Seized in Cryptocurrency, and more!

November 13, 2020 Digital Shadows

ShadowTalk hosts Stefano, Kim, Dylan, and Adam bring you the latest in threat intelligence. This week they cover: 

  • RegretLocker’s approach to quickly encrypting files - how their efficiency compares to counterpart Ryuk
  • Vx Underground’s code used in ransomware attacks
  • APT32, or OceanLotus, using social media and news sites to draw in users and redirect them to phishing pages
  • U.S. DoJ seizes $24 Million in cryptocurrency, assisting the Brazilian government

Get this week’s intelligence summary at: https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-13-november

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

RegretLocker Ransomware: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-regretlocker-ransomware-targets-windows-virtual-machines/

Vx Underground:

https://twitter.com/smelly__vx/status/1323849544145211392

https://twitter.com/vxunderground/status/1326055110292729856

OceanLotus: https://www.volexity.com/blog/2020/11/06/oceanlotus-extending-cyber-espionage-operations-through-fake-websites/

U.S. Seizes Virtual Currency:

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/us-seizes-virtual-currencies-valued-24-million-assisting-brazil-major-internet-fraud

https://www.cyberscoop.com/silk-road-bitcoin-billion-wallet/

Bitcoin vs. Monero Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/bitcoin-vs-monero/

Evolution of DDoS: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/the-evolution-of-ddos-activity-in-2020

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