Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

From cybersecurity-insiders.com

First is the news related to new ransomware dubbed Cheers that is seen targeting mainly Vmware ESXi Servers. As virtualization software allows cyber crooks to spread malware to many devices, it has become a soft target to criminal gangs spreading Lockbit, Hive, and RansomEXX.

Technically, if a machine hosts a dozen virtual machines meant to process various applications, targeting such machines by hackers makes complete sense as they will get an assured pay for either hacking the database or stealing files and then threatening to leak/sell those files onto the internet.

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