According to Cybersixgill’s data, 276 ransomware results were detected on our Investigative Platform in May, in comparison with 348 results in April. The ransomware gang Lockbit were responsible for 30% of ransomware attacks this month. The top targeted countries were United States (132), United Kingdom (15), Germany (13), Canada (9).
The most mentioned malware for May 2023
In May, Racoon stealer malware had the highest number of mentions on the underground according to the Cybersixgill Investigative Portal.
Raccoon malware is a type of malware that steals sensitive information from infected devices. It was first discovered in 2019 and has since been used to steal a variety of data, including passwords, credit card numbers, and cryptocurrency wallet addresses.
Raccoon malware is typically spread through phishing emails, malicious websites, and drive-by downloads.