CyberMaxx: Quarterly Ransomware Report Q2 2023

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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. While most groups saw minor increases, AlphV, 8Base, BianLian, Karakurt, Nokoyawa, Play, Qilin, and 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 conducts routine threat research independent of client engagements. The purpose of our research is to help foster collective intelligence among the cybersecurity community.