FBI Warns of Ranzy Locker Hacks Against U.S. Companies

From nextgov.com

The Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a Flash report warning detailing security compromises associated with Ranzy Locker ransomware, which has targeted victims in the U.S. since late 2020.

Ranzy Locker attacks are known to be launched by unknown cyber criminals and have compromised over 30 businesses as of July 2021. Victims range from businesses in manufacturing, transportation and information technology sectors.

The ransomware reportedly exploits vulnerabilities within Microsoft’s Exchange Server to attack company networks via phishing methods, specifically targeting users’ Remote Desktop Protocol credentials.

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