Conti, REvil, LockBit ransomware bugs exploited to block encryption

Ionut Ilascu reports:

Hackers commonly exploit vulnerabilities in corporate networks to gain access, but a researcher has turned the table by finding exploits in the most common ransomware and malware being distributed today.

Malware from notorious ransomware operations like Conti, the revived REvil, the newcomer Black Basta, the highly active LockBit, or AvosLocker, all came with security issues that could be exploited to stop the final and most damaging step of the attack, file encryption.

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