Ransomware Attackers Use Your Cloud Backups Against You
Lawrence Abrams reports:
Backups are one the most, if not the most, important defense against ransomware, but if not configured properly, attackers will use it against you.
Recently the DoppelPaymer Ransomware operators published on their leak site the Admin user name and password for a non-paying victim’s Veeam backup software
This was not meant to expose the information to others for further attacks but was used as a warning to the victim that the ransomware operators had full access to their network, including the backups.
After seeing this information, I reached out to the operators of the DoppelPaymer and Maze Ransomware families to learn how they target victim’s backups and was surprised by what I learned.
Read more of this great reporting on BleepingComputer.