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ShadowTalk Year in Review: Top 5 Episodes of 2021

And just like that, we’ve come to the end of another year. “But wait” you say, “wasn’t it just January?” Yes, yes it was. And time may or may not be moving at the speed of light these days but hey, I’m not here to discuss the evolution of physics. Today’s focus is on the […]

Q1 Ransomware Roundup

Consistency is the first word that springs to mind when assessing ransomware activity throughout the Q1 of 2021. There have been consistent double extortion ransomware activity levels, with key players in the threat landscape continuing where they left off in 2020, regularly adding data stolen from victims to their data leak websites. Consistent pressure from […]

Egregor: The New Ransomware Variant to Watch

INTRODUCING EGREGOR RANSOMWARE GROUP First observed on September 25th, 2020, the Egregor ransomware variant has been making considerable strides in Maze’s wake, another ransomware threat actor that ceased operations in October of 2020.  Some security researchers have drawn many parallels between the two groups— including overlap in malware signatures, the victimology (with the majority of […]