June 24, 2021


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Privateers: A New Type of Ransomware Syndicate

Researchers identified a new type of cybercrime groups, dubbed privateers, that have partial support from global governments as they remain financially motivated and act upon their own agendas. Though these groups fall below those tier1 APT groups sponsored by governments, they have the potential to cause huge damage both in terms of financial and cyberespionage attacks.