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Law Enforcement Actions Leave ALPHV/BlackCat Scrambling to Salvage Operations
Through a coordinated law enforcement effort spearheaded by the FBI, ALPHV/BlackCat infrastructure was disrupted on December 7, 2023, in an operation publicly announced on December 19, 2023.Read more
Crimeware Report: Trends and Highlights from Q3 2023
This report covers trends observed during Arete’s response to ransomware and extortion attacks from July 1 through September 30, 2023. The volume of attacks in Q3 was consistent with that observed in the first half of 2023.Read more
Observations on Progress Software’s MOVEit Transfer Solution Vulnerability
Arete has observed multiple instances of clients being affected by the high severity vulnerability in Progress Software’s MOVEit Transfer solution. Discover attack details, indicators of compromise, and recommended steps for remediation.Read more
Observations on Midnight Group’s Fraud Campaign Resurgence
Arete’s research recently discovered a fraud campaign by a re-emerging actor dubbed “Midnight Group" specifically targeting organizations who previously fell victim to ransomware attacks.Read more
Engineering Consulting Firm Improves Security with a Formalized, Top-down Risk Management Program
Engineering consulting firm improves security with a formalized, top-down risk management program.Read more
The Hidden Costs of Cybercrime
This year, the global cost of cybercrime is expected to hit $6 trillion.[i] Up from $3 trillion in 2015, it’s nothing short of a big, flourishing business whose operators are relentless innovators.Read more
Good Europol Hunting: How Do You Like Them Apples, Emotet?
On January 27, 2021, Europol announced that it had led a coordinated takedown of the Emotet infrastructure in collaboration with law enforcement authorities in the Netherlands, Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Lithuania,…Read more