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Cyber Threat Weather - March 2021

Stormy on SolarWinds's side. Some fresh wind on the ransomware stage with the appearance of Babuk.

Summary report

Weak signals for Strategic CTI

  • Supply-chain attacks like SolarWinds allow threat groups to target a large variety of sectors without a geographical distinction. This tactic enables to reach a wide spectra of vulnerable services and then choose and target the victims they’re interested in. Supply-chain attacks could be also part of the cyberpowers race to the zero-days that could lead to cyber-weapons.

Anticipation :

  • APT groups operations could form alliances of interest to target a supply chain from which all parties could benefit despite strategic and geopolitical differences. Others may jump into the breach out of sheer opportunism.
  • It’s highly likely that supply-chain attacks are going to be increasingly popular in short/mid term amongst threat actors to access enterprises and public sector jewels crown.

 

Highlights

  • FBI publishes its annual report on cyber-crime
  • 9 Media Entertainment (Australia) hit by Medusa Locker

 

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