Q2 2023 Ransomware Research Report

Ransomware attacks have shown a significant increase in the second quarter of 2023, with a 26% overall rise compared to the previous quarter, with Lockbit leading the pack.

Q2 Observations

While most groups saw minor increases, AlphV, 8Base, BianLian, Karakurt, Nokoyawa, Play, Qilin, and Snatch showed significant growth.

Included in this quarter’s report are:

  • The noteworthy emergence of 8Base
  • Progress Software’s MOVEit file transfer service vulnerability that impacted over 200 organizations
  • Unpatched vulnerable devices remain a common exploitation trend across groups

The CyberMaxx team of cyber researchers conduct routine threat research independent of client engagements. The purpose of our research is to help foster collective intelligence among the cybersecurity community.

While conducting their research, the team discovers and analyzes ongoing ransomware attacks occurring in the wild.

To get the full depth of insights, download the Q2 Ransomware Research Report today.