BlackMatter Ransomware Group No Longer Active, HC3 Says
Health IT Security
The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) reduced the threat level of BlackMatter ransomware from “elevated” to “guarded.” A recent HC3 report found that BlackMatter, which was known to target the healthcare sector despite promising otherwise, had not claimed any cyberattacks since October 31, 2021.
BlackMatter was a Russian-speaking Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) group based in Eastern Europe whose suspected predecessors were responsible for sophisticated cyberattacks including Colonial Pipeline and Kaseya. The group was first detected in July 2021.
In a September brief...