Every time we get smarter, the bad guy changes something. [Research Saturday]

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Researchers at Symantec spotted a Sodinokibi targeted ransomware campaign in which the attackers are also scanning the networks of some victims for credit card or point of sale (PoS) software.

It is not clear if the attackers are targeting this software for encryption or because they want to scrape this information as a way to make even more money from this attack.

Joining us in this week's Research Saturday to discuss the report is Jon DiMaggio of Symantec.

The research can be found here:

Sodinokibi: Ransomware Attackers also Scanning for PoS Software, Leveraging Cobalt Strike

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