NetWalker Ransomware Operators Targets Barbizon Capital, Ladder of Success for the Entrepreneurial Businesses

During this on-going COVID-19 phase, group of ransomware operators known as NetWalker have gained fame for targeting hospitals and healthcare providers with emails claiming to provide information about COVID-19 pandemic. Just like that, recently this ransomware group targeted Barbizon Capital, who are termed as investors of success for the companies and businesses.

Barbizon Capital works with the owners and management of entrepreneurial businesses that are looking for a partner who can help drive the next phase of growth.  The challenges facing small businesses are many and varied and the road to success never smooth. They are the ones who would know the business better than the business owners. They are termed as former investors turned operators who believe that great returns are delivered by hard-working management teams who are able to recognize those critical moments when they need help. Barbizon has a track record of working alongside management in private equity investments to deliver durable solutions to strategic, commercial, and operational problems.  These demands experience not only identifying opportunities for business improvement but critically in executing plans to successfully deliver it. They have done this in roles that vary from advisors to management through to CEO of the business. Lastly, the also have considerable experience preparing businesses for sale and capital raising processes.

Below is the message posted by the NetWalker ransomware operators on their online blog-:

The Cyble Research Team has verified and reported the data leak of around 4.5 GB. The data leak includes financial and corporate operational documents and data of the company such as Credit reports and applications, Shipping documents, company’s database files, client’s accounting documents, and many more. Below are the snapshots of the list of folders and files being leaked by the ransomware operators.

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