[HackerNews] New Ransomware Gangs — Haron and BlackMatter — Emerge on Cybercrime Forums

Two new ransomware-as-service (RaaS) programs have appeared on the threat radar this month, with one group professing to be a successor to DarkSide and REvil, the two infamous ransomware syndicates that went off the grid following major attacks on Colonial Pipeline and Kaseya over the past few months.
“The project has incorporated in itself the best features of DarkSide, REvil, and LockBit,” the

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