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UBX Cloud Uncovers Hackers Exploiting MSP Software to Launch Ransomware Attacks

UBX Cloud engineers discovered hackers exploiting a previously undocumented attack path targeting the managed IT industry, while working with one of its MSP partners which reported its end-users’ physical servers being attacked with encryption-based ransomware.

Bridget Ekis

23 June 2019

UBX Cloud engineers discovered hackers exploiting a previously undocumented attack path targeting the managed IT industry, while working with one of its MSP partners which reported its end-users’ physical servers being attacked with encryption-based ransomware. The new path of attack leverages applications commonly used by managed IT service providers, remote monitoring and management (RMM) and cybersecurity software from Kaseya and Webroot respectively, to launch ransomware attacks against end-users. [...]