Ransomware Attacks Exploit VMware ESXi Vulnerabilities in Alarming Pattern

Regardless of the file-encrypting malware used, ransomware assaults against VMware ESXi infrastructure follow a well-established pattern, according to recent research.

Cybersecurity firm Sygnia stated in a report shared with The Hacker News that virtualization platforms are an essential part of organizational IT infrastructure, but they frequently have built-in misconfigurations and vulnerabilities, making them a lucrative and highly effective target for threat actors to abuse.

The Israeli business discovered that attacks on virtualization environments follow a similar pattern of events through its incident response work with different ransomware families, including LockBit, HelloKitty, BlackMatter, RedAlert (N13V), Scattered Spider, Akira, Cactus, BlackCat, and Cheerscrypt read more about Ransomware Attacks Exploit VMware ESXi Vulnerabilities in Alarming Pattern.

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