Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Cybercriminals With Victims
Kelly Sheridan reports:
Ransomware operators looking for victims can find them on the Dark Web, where initial access brokers publish listings containing vague descriptions of businesses they’ve managed to breach.
Initial access brokers, the “middlemen” of ransomware attacks, have noticed demand for their services surge as ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) gains popularity. Their listings have steadily increased over the past two years, with a significant spike in the past six months, according to Digital Shadows researchers who today published an analysis of these threat actors.
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