Ransomware Unmasked: Dispute Reveals Ransomware TTPs

Two of the more well-known Russian-language forums have “arbitration” or “complaint” sections where members can present complaints and evidence against other members involving financial disputes or claims.  Those disputes, with evidence provided non-publicly to the moderators/arbitrators, often provide interesting insights into threat actors’ methods or relationships. In the past few weeks, there have been...

One Employee’s Accidental Email Leads To A Significant Data Breach Ruling in Federal Appeals Court

Jeffrey Csercsevits of Fisher Phillips writes: A federal appeals court recently addressed whether employees had standing to bring a lawsuit when their personally identifiable information (PII) was inadvertently circulated to other employees at the company, with no indication of misuse or external disclosure. In McMorris v. Carlos Lopez & Associates, LLC, the 2nd Circuit Court...

OH: Marietta City Schools Email Hack

Christopher Schmitt reports: The Marietta Police Department is investigating a number of Marietta City School employees’ emails being hacked. It was just released that Marietta Superintendent Will Hampton reached out to the Marietta Police last week. It was reported to the police that a number of employees’ email accounts could have been compromised since...