AvosLocker is hiring, Beware!

AvosLocker is hiring, Beware!

The City of Geneva was a victim of data breach in July. Two days later after the incident, Geneva was listed in the dedicated leak site of Geneva. The new gang was dubbed AvosLocker and they are now looking for more partners.

These ransomware gangs have been active since June. Now, the operators are looking for affiliation via various forums that are secretly operated. According to the announcement of recruitment, they need hackers who possess remote access to hacked infrastructure.

About the gang-

Though this gang is still not very sophisticated, it has already targeted and successfully claimed a number of victims. The deployment of AvosLocker is done manually on the compromised machines by the attackers. Also the exfiltration of data may be done manually, since manual access is needed by the delivery model of the ransomware gang.

They are not the only one to attempt to find affiliates. Gangs like LockBit and Himalaya have also collaborated to achieve their target.

Conclusion-

New gangs have been emerging to fill up the places left empty by notorious gangs like REvil after their disappearance. Many organizations fall into their trap on a daily basis and it is important for them and the users to keep their cyber security UpToDate to keep their data safe.

By IEMA IEMLabs

IEMLabs is an ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 9001:2015 certified company, we are also a proud member of EC Council, NASSCOM, Data Security Council of India (DSCI), Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The company was established in 2016 with a vision in mind to provide Cyber Security to the digital world and make them Hack Proof. The question is why are we suddenly talking about Cyber Security and all this stuff? With the development of technology, more and more companies are shifting their business to Digital World which is resulting in the increase in Cyber Crimes.

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