DragonForce Ransomware – What You Need To Know

DragonForce Ransomware - What You Need To Know

What’s going on? A relatively new strain of ransomware called DragonForce has making the headlines after a series of high-profile attacks. Like many other ransomware groups, DragonForce attempts to extort money from its victims in two ways – locking companies out of their computers and data through encryption, and exfiltrating data from compromised systems with the threat of releasing it to others via the dark web. So far, so normal. How did DragonForce come to prominence? DragonForce’s earliest known ransomware attack was against the Ohio Lottery . In that case, DragonForce boasted it had…

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