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[Newsletter] DDW Weekly Highlights in May W3

Date 2023. 05. 18

🌐 Deep Dark Web Weekly Highlights in May W3

⚠ Ransomware Attack: Defense 

It has been discovered that data pertaining to the Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has been identified among the compromised data obtained by the notorious ransomware gang, BlackCat (Alphv). This group operates within the dark web and is currently distributing the data free of charge. Towards the end of April, the BlackCat ransomware gang made updates to their dark web platform, specifically designed for the unauthorized disclosure of confidential information. Notably, they included MK* as one of the targeted companies subjected to potential data breaches.

⚠ Ransomware Attack: Healthcare

Substantiated evidence has surfaced regarding a recent cyber-attack perpetrated against a Korean healthcare company by a ransomware gang operating within the dark web. EyeGe**, a prominent Korean healthcare company, has become a victim of a ransomware attack executed by a dark web ransomware gang called "RA Group." This malicious act has led to the compromise of a substantial amount of data, estimated to be around 1.4TB.

The RA Group is a cybercriminal gang that has gained notoriety for utilizing the source code of Babuk Ransomware, which was created by one of the most prominent ransomware gangs on the dark web until 2021. The primary focus of the RA Group is on targeting cyber-attacks   at U.S. manufacturers, insurance companies, and other entities.


⚠ Ransomware Attack: Food

Evidence has emerged which indicates the unauthorized exposure of a prominent Korean food conglomerate’s data by   a ransomware gang operating within the dark web. The ransomware gang asserts that they have successfully. breached the database of a Korean company, referred to as Or***, resulting in the compromise of an estimated 1TB of data. Provided below is a partial list of the compromised database:

Confidential contractual documents

Personal information of employees affiliated with the affected company, both Korea and in China

Educational and handover materials 

Company backup files

Meeting minutes 

Corporate strategy documents

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