"Doppelganger" Ransomware Group Revealed

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BlackBerry Threat Research and Incident Response | Dmitry Bestuzhev, Anuj Soni, Ryan Chapman

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Join the BlackBerry Threat Research and Incident Response teams as we discuss the discovery and response to a "doppelganger" ransomware group. While working a recent ransomware incident, we identified a group whose name and TTPs (tactics, techniques, and procedures) mimicked a long-standing, popular ransomware crew. Furthermore, the encryptor payload used in the attack was taken straight from the original group, and modified for use with the new group. Who is this doppelganger? How did we link this group to the original? Is this a trend we expect to see used more commonly in the future? Come join our session to learn more.

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