Qualys Hacked Using Accellion Zero-day Vulnerability

The Clop Ransomware group targets vulnerable servers of large companies to access and encrypt sensitive documents and data, followed by demanding a hefty ransom in exchange of decryption keys. The Clop operator runs a leak site called “CL0P^_- LEAKS” hosted on the darkweb for publishing the stolen data of victims that fail to pay the ransom demanded. Multiple incidents of Clop ransomware attacks have been reported, followed by data leak in the darkweb in the evnet that victims fail to pay the ransom. In March 2020, the Clop ransomware breached a UK-based logistics company EV Cargo Logistics and U.S. pharmaceutical company ExecuPharm and leaked a large chunk of their data when the ransom was not paid.  Recently, the …

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