human-operated ransomware

The Center for Threat-Informed Defense, along with Microsoft and industry partners, collaborated on a repeatable methodology and a web-based calculator, aiming to streamline MITRE ATT&CK® use for defenders.

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Microsoft coined the term “human-operated ransomware” to clearly define a class of attack driven by expert humane intelligence at every step of the attack chain and culminate in intentional business disruption and extortion. In this blog, we explain the ransomware-as-a-service affiliate model and disambiguate between the attacker tools and the various threat actors at play during a security incident.

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