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According to Cybersixgill’s data, 283 ransomware results were detected on our Investigative Platform in August, in comparison with 283 results in July. The ransomware gang Lockbit were responsible for 38% of ransomware attacks this month. The top targeted countries were United States (139), United Kingdom (21), Germany (13), France (12).
The most mentioned malware for July 2023
In August, Redline stealer malware had the highest number of mentions on the underground according to the Cybersixgill Investigative Portal.
This malware harvests information from browsers such as saved credentials and credit card information. More recent versions of the malware added the ability to steal cryptocurrency.
RedLine Stealer is a Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS), so threat actors can purchase it and sell the stolen data on dark web forums.