Cybersecurity firm Symantec (NASDAQ:) blocked a ransomware attack by a group known for demanding payment in (BTC) directed at 30 U.S.-based firms and Fortune 500 companies.
The announcement published by the cybersecurity firm claims that the Evil Group, the malware gang behind the attacks, targeted the IT infrastructures of the firms. Still, the companies were alerted in time to prevent deployment of the ransomware. The group used the ransomware WastedLocker and managed to breach the security of the victims’ networks and unsuccessfully attempted to laying the ground for staging the attacks.
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