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BlackMatter Great Shut Down

BlackMatter Great Shut Down

BlackMatter ransomware group announced its shut down due to “pressure from the authorities”. VX-Underground, which collects the latest malware samples posted the BlackMatter announcement about its shut down on Twitter. Many believe DarkSide to be the predecessor of BlackMatter. And it’s quite the possibility in the future for hackers to just reappear under a different name. BlackMatter ransomware group has …

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BlackMatter ransomware victims get free decryption key

Blackmatter ransomware logo victims get free decryption key

First detected in July 2021, BlackMatter is ransomware-as-a-service (Raas) tool. It lets the ransomware’s criminals get financial gain from their affiliates (i.e BlackMatter actors) who exploit it against victims. This ransomware group can be a possible rebrand of DarkSide, a RaaS gang that was operating from September 2020 through May 2021. BlackMatter targeted numerous U.S. organizations and demanded ransom payments …

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