CERT-in warns Indian companies about Egregor that sweeps IT system of organisations and steals data

CIOL Bureau reports:

The country’s cybersecurity agency CERT-in has alerted users against the malicious spread of ransomware virus ‘Egregor’ that threatens to release sensitive corporate data of the victim organisation if not paid. The CERT-In or the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team said in the latest advisory that “while the initial infection vector and propagation mechanism is still unknown, it is anticipated that Egregor ransomware may infiltrate via spam email attachments or maliciously crafted link share.”

Read more on CIOL.  The Egregor ransomware has been linked to Sekhmet and the Maze Team, who recently announced they were closing their “project.”

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