Angry Conti Ransomware Affiliate Leaks Gang’s Attack Playbook
BleepingComputer came across multiple instances of users on online dating apps being approached by these catfishing profiles. Additionally, rewards through this program may be done anonymously in cryptocurrency, which could incentivize low-paid affiliates to turn on other cybercriminals. Recently the United States government announced that its Rewards for Justice program is now accepting tips on foreign malicious cyberactivity against U.S. critical infrastructure, with a potential$10 million reward for helpful information.
Today, a security researcher shared a forum post created by an angry Conti affiliate who publicly leaked information about the ransomware operation. This information includes the IP addresses for Cobalt Strike C2 servers and a 113 MB archive containing numerous tools and training material for conducting ransomware attacks. StupidDecryptor is a ransomware decryptor created by Michael Gillespie that decrypts files encrypted by various screenlockers that are fairly easy to decrypt. Using this decryptor, victims can recover their files for free … Read More