Dharma Ransomware Continues to Evolve

From securityboulevard.com

Dharma ransomware

Since 2016, the Dharma family of ransomware has continued to net its operators ransom after ransom. Its continued effectiveness is due to several factors, from the number of attack vectors used to the ransom amount demanded. The ransomware family is well-known among the InfoSec community but appeared to gain international notoriety when a hospital in Texas suffered an attack that resulted in the encryption of important patient records. Dharma activity comes in waves, with hackers using newer versions of the malware each time. Hospitals are not the only organizations that have been targeted by hackers; breweries and businesses operating in the maritime industry also have been affected.

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