The BianLian ransomware gang, which emerged in mid-2021, has shifted its focus to pure data extortion according to a recent analysis by cybersecurity firm Check Point Research (CPR). The group is known for attacking organizations in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, as well as for using a unique attack method that blends fileless and file-based techniques. In its latest campaign, the BianLian gang has adopted a new approach, whereby they steal data first and then encrypt it, as opposed to encrypting the data first and then demanding a ransom. By taking this approach, the group can bypass ransomware protection measures and create more pressure on victims to pay the ransom.
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