The threat actors who created the BlackCat ransomware have created an upgraded version that prioritises speed and stealth in an effort to get past security barriers and accomplish their objectives.
According to a recent investigation by IBM Security X-Force, the latest version, known as Sphynx and released in February 2023, has a “number of updated capabilities that strengthen the group’s efforts to evade detection.”
Vx-underground initially brought attention to the “product” update in April 2023. Last month, Trend Micro described a Linux variant of Sphynx that is read more Improved BlackCat Ransomware Strikes with Lightning Speed and Stealthy Tactics.
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