Spacecolon Toolset Fuels Global Surge in Scarab Ransomware Attacks

A malicious toolset dubbed Spacecolon is being deployed as part of an ongoing campaign to spread variants of the Scarab ransomware across victim organizations globally. “It probably finds its way into victim organizations by its operators compromising vulnerable web servers or via brute forcing RDP credentials,” ESET security researcher Jakub Souček said in a detailed technical write-up