Cybersecurity Weekly: COVID ransomware truce, Sodinokibi selling data, Windows EoS delayed

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A hacking group promises to stop attacking medical units until COVID-19 cools down. Sodinokibi ransomware data leaks are now sold on hacker forums. Microsoft delays Windows 10 1709 end of service due to pandemic. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

 

1. Hacking group promises to stop attacking medical units until COVID-19 cools down

The Maze Team ransomware gang, infamous for shutting down hospitals and clinics with ransomware, said it will stop attacking the healthcare sector until the Coronavirus crisis is under control. They’re going so far as to offer discounts for some victims while completely halting targeted attacks against the healthcare industry.
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2. Sodinokibi ransomware data leaks now sold on hacker forums

Ransomware victims who have their stolen files leaked are now facing a bigger nightmare as other hackers and criminals sell and distribute the released files on hacker forums. Following in Maze’s footsteps, several new ransomware operators are beginning to release stolen files for purchase on dark web marketplaces.
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3. Microsoft delays Windows 10 1709 end of service due to pandemic

To help ease the transition to the updated version of its operating system, Microsoft is pushing back the scheduled end of service date of Windows 10, version 1709 to October 2020. Originally scheduled for end of service in April 2020, version 1709 will receive monthly security updates from May to October.
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  • NetworkNewbNetworkNewb Member Posts: 3,298 ■■■■■■■■■□
    "They’re going so far as to offer discounts for some victims"  awwww thats nice of them!  Good to see them not stealing too much money in times of need  o:) 
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