Do Ransomware Operators Have a Russian Government Nexus?

This Data Breach alert was published at 04.02.2021 16.04 on Data Breach Today.

Supposed Rivals Said Maze Gang Had Moscow Backing – But Was That Just Sour Grapes?
Maze was one of the most notorious and successful ransomware operations of recent years until its apparent “retirement” and handover to Egregor in November 2020. Some rivals have suggested both groups have ties to the Russian government. But is that just sour grapes, or even simply an attempted scam?

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