Weekly: The Colonial Pipeline Incident, BEC Gift Card Campaigns, and More!

May 14, 2021 Digital Shadows

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

  • Xue takes us through the Colonial Pipeline ransomware incident - DarkSide’s involvement and more
  • What does the attack on the Colonial Pipeline indicate for future cyber threats against critical infrastructure?
  • Chris dives into the BEC incident - what does it mean and what happened?
  • Kim discusses the Bulletproof Hosting indictment - what is the impact?

Get this week’s intelligence summary at: https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-14-may

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

Colonial Pipeline: https://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/fbi-statement-on-compromise-of-colonial-pipeline-networks

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

Gift Card Scam: https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2021/05/06/business-email-compromise-campaign-targets-wide-range-of-orgs-with-gift-card-scam/

Bulletproof Hosting: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/four-individuals-plead-guilty-rico-conspiracy-involving-bulletproof-hosting-cybercriminals

Bitcoin Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/bitcoin-and-alternative-cryptos-in-the-cybercriminal-underground/

Colonial Pipeline Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/colonial-pipeline-ransomware-attack/

Vaccine Card Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/how-cybercriminals-can-leverage-your-vaccination-card-selfie/

Mapping MITRE to Wannacry Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/mapping-mitre-attck-to-the-wannacry-campaign/

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

 
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