Seven New Organizations Listed as Victims by PLAY Ransomware
The PLAY ransomware group has targeted seven new organizations in different parts of the world, highlighting the indiscriminate nature of their attacks. The victims include Hughes Gill Cochrane Tinetti, Saltire Energy, Centek Industries, NachtExpress Austria, WCM Europe, Starr Finley, and an unknown victim. These attacks are part of a wider scheme by the threat actor, targeting major organizations globally. The rise of the PLAY ransomware group has raised concerns among private and public organizations. The group exploits vulnerabilities and unpatched security systems to gain unauthorized access and encrypt valuable data. The claims made by the threat actor have not been verified by the organizations affected. The PLAY ransomware group has gained infamy for its attacks and employs a dual extortion approach. They are known for using various infection vectors and purchasing access to infrastructure through stolen credentials.