back to article Thwarted ransomware raid targeting WS_FTP servers demanded just 0.018 BTC

An early ransomware campaign against organizations by exploiting the vulnerability in Progress Software's WS_FTP Server was this week spotted by security researchers. Sophos X-Ops revealed on Thursday its customers have been targeted by criminals who lifted their ransomware code from LockBit 3.0, which was leaked last year, …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Maybe that says something about the value of the Ruble these days? ;-)

    1. Clausewitz4.0 Bronze badge
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      What about the 33 trillion dollars national debt? Or the incontrollable inflation? Recession is coming for USA... Wait and see.

      1. Throatwarbler Mangrove Silver badge
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        Ah, nothing like some pure, refreshing whataboutism by our favorite Russian bot!

      2. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        But the USA can pay for it by ransom-waring all those >$1Tn Russian companies

      3. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        How much does Putin pay per post?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    WS_FTP is from 1991, 32 years ago. How long have these 8 vulnerabilies existed?

    1. rcxb Silver badge

      WS_FTP is from 1991, 32 years ago.

      So is Linux...

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