Multiple ransomware data leak sites experience DDoS attacks, facing intermittent outages and connectivity issues
Cisco Talos has been monitoring suspected distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks resulting in intermittent downtime and outages affecting several ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) data leak sites.
Emotet is still evolving, five years after its debut as a banking trojan. It is one of the world's most dangerous botnets and malware droppers-for-hire. The malware payloads dropped by Emotet serve to more fully monetize their attacks, and often include additional banking trojans
This post was authored by Edmund Brumaghin, Colin Grady, with contributions from Dave Maynor and @Simpo13. Executive Summary Cisco Talos previously published research into a targeted attack that leveraged an interesting infection process using DNS TXT records to create a bidir