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Paying employees to plant malware

By September 10, 2021No Comments

This is a new twist on ransomware. There are now reports of the bad actors deliberately paying staff to infect their own companies with malware. We used to have a ‘moat mentality’ that all the bad people are out there somewhere … Clearly, that is no longer a reasonable assumption. We need integrity in both people and systems to prevent this sort of internally distributed malware.

See the story at:

https://ia.acs.org.au/content/ia/article/2021/lockbit-2-0-gang-recruiting-ransomware-moles.html?ref=newsletter