[SoW] W4 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 37 victim companies were mentioned on ransomware leak sites based on 10 attack groups that had been updated in the past week
  • HQ of ransomware victim companies is the highest in the United States, accounting for 62.2% of the total victimized companies
  • Among all ransomware attack groups, Conti accounted for 51.4% of the activity, showing the highest activity

1.1. TOP 5 targeted countries

  1. USA — 62.2%
  2. Germany & Italy — 8.1%
  3. Others — 2.7%

1.2. TOP 5 targeted industrial sectors

  1. IT & Service — 16.2%
  2. Healthcare & Manufacturer — 10.8%
  3. Law & Others — 5.4%
  4. Others — 2.7%

1.3. TOP 5 Ransomware

  1. Conti — 51.4%
  2. BlackByte — 18.9%
  3. Groove — 8.1%
  4. Vice Society — 5.4%
  5. Others — 2.7%

[SoW] W4 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] W4 Sep | EN | Story of the week: Ransomware on the Darkweb | by S2W | S2W BLOG | Sep, 2021 | Medium