[SoW] W3 Sep | EN | Story of the week: Ransomware on the Darkweb

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SoW (Story of the Week) publishes a report summarizing ransomware’s activity on the Darkweb. The report includes summary of victimized firms, Top 5 targeted countries and industrial sectors, status of dark web forum posts by ransomware operators, etc.

1. Weekly Status

  • A total of 40 victim companies were mentioned on ransomware leak sites based on 13 attack groups that had been updated in the past week
  • HQ of ransomware victim companies is the highest in the United States, accounting for 42.5% of the total victimized companies
  • Among all ransomware attack groups, LockBit accounted for 30.0% of the activity, showing the highest activity

1.1. TOP 5 targeted countries

  1. USA — 42.5%
  2. Brazil & Austria — 7.5%
  3. South Korea & Others — 5.0%
  4. Others — 2.5%

1.2. TOP 5 targeted industrial sectors

  1. Financial — 12.5%
  2. Service — 10.0%
  3. Law & Machinery — 7.5%
  4. Transportation & Others — 5.0%
  5. Others — 2.5%

1.3. TOP 5 Ransomware

  1. LockBit — 30.0%
  2. BlackMatter — 27.5%
  3. Conti & CoomingProject — 7.5%
  4. Marketo & Hive — 5.0%
  5. Others — 2.5%

2. Weekly highlighted the post @TALON

[SoW] W3 Sep | EN | Story of the week: Ransomware on the Darkweb was originally published in S2W BLOG on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

Article Link: [SoW] W3 Sep | EN | Story of the week: Ransomware on the Darkweb | by S2W | S2W BLOG | Sep, 2021 | Medium