Expert Advise After Dozens Of US News Sites Hacked In WastedLocker Ransomware Attacks

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Jul 02, 2020 10:12 am PST

The Evil Corp gang hacked into dozens of US newspaper websites owned by the same company to infect the employees of over 30 major US private firms using fake software update alerts displayed by the malicious SocGholish JavaScript-based framework. The employees’ computers were used as a stepping point into their companies’ enterprise networks as part of what looks like a series of targeted drive-by attacks.