FBI: Hackers use BadUSB to target defense firms with ransomware

Sergiu Gatlan reports:

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned US companies in a recently updated flash alert that the financially motivated FIN7 cybercriminal group targeted the US defense industry with packages containing malicious USB devices to deploy ransomware.

The attackers mailed packages containing ‘BadUSB’ or ‘Bad Beetle USB’ devices with the LilyGO logo, commonly available for sale on the Internet.

Read more at BleepingComputer.

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  1. Brad Cable - January 7, 2022


    Moderator’s note: This site normally does not permit submitted links, but a check of this one shows that it is the March 2020 FBI flash alert — Dissent

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