Today’s #InfosecWOTD Day 18 is
It stands for Ransomware as a Service. This type of cloud offering is illegal and works very similar to any other cloud services (anything as a service XaaS) and is used by bad actors to amplify the ransomware attacks.
RaaS is a subscription-based model which enables its customers or affiliates to use existing ransomware tools and other exploits to execute ransomware attacks.
In the recent months, a malicious group REvil has emerged very strong in conducting these RaaS based attacks and is behind the Kaseya VSA Attack. Read more here: https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/revil-threat-actors/
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