According to Cybersixgill’s data, 283 ransomware results were detected on our Investigative Platform in October, in comparison with 220 results in September. The ransomware gang Lockbit were responsible for 58 ransomware attacks this month. The top targeted industries were manufacturing, healthcare, education and technology.
The most mentioned malware for October 2023
In October, Lumma malware had the highest number of mentions on the underground according to the Cybersixgill Investigative Portal.
Lumma malware, also known as Lumma Stealer, is a data-stealing malware that emerged in 2022. It is primarily distributed through phishing emails, YouTube campaigns, and spear-phishing websites. Lumma Stealer is designed to steal sensitive information from infected systems, including passwords, cookies, autofill data, desktop files, and even cryptocurrency wallets.