Have you heard of Zeppelin Ransomware? If not, read on.
According to CISA, Zeppelin Ransomware is: "A derivative of the Delphi-based Vega malware family and functions as a Ransomware as a Service (RaaS). From 2019 through at least June 2022, actors have used this malware to target a wide range of businesses and critical infrastructure organizations, including defense contractors, educational institutions, manufacturers, technology companies, and especially organizations in the healthcare and medical industries. Zeppelin actors have been known to request ransom payments in Bitcoin, with initial amounts ranging from several thousand dollars to over a million dollars."
Here are just a few mitigations you can use to help prevent Zeppelin Ransomware from 'getting you':
- Require multifactor authentication
- Segment networks
- Keep all operating systems, software, and firmware up to date
Go to the CISA alert AA22-223A for more information, including more ways to mitigate this threat.
What mitigation methods are you using against ransomware? Share your best practices and experiences against ransomware below.