Conti Ransomware

While Conti is considered a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) model ransomware variant, there is variation in its structure that differentiates it from a typical affiliate model. It is likely that Conti developers pay the deployer’s of the ransomware a wage rather...

OSN August 19, 2021

Title: The PrintNightmare Continues: Another Zero-Day in Print Spooler Awaits Patch (CVE-2021-36958) Date Published: August 19, 2021 https://www.tenable.com/blog/the-printnightmare-continues-another-zero-day-in-print-spooler-awaits-patch-cve-2021-36958 Excerpt: “The...

OSN August 18, 2021

Title: Critical Bug Could Allow Remote Snooping Via Millions of Devices Date Published: August 18, 2021 https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/critical-bug-remote-snooping/ Excerpt: “It affects devices using the “Kalay” platform from Taiwanese firm ThroughTek,...

OSN August 13, 2021

Title: Vice Society Ransomware Joins Ongoing PrintNightmare Attacks Date Published:  August 13, 2021 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/vice-society-ransomware-joins-ongoing-printnightmare-attacks/  Excerpt:  “The Vice Society ransomware gang is now also...

OSN August 12, 2021

Title: Accenture Confirms Hack After LockBit Ransomware Data Leak Threats Date Published:  August 12, 2021 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/accenture-confirms-hack-after-lockbit-ransomware-data-leak-threats/ Excerpt:  “Accenture, a global IT consultancy...