Hackers Exploit Accellion Zero-Days in Recent Data Theft and Extortion Attacks

Hackers Exploit Accellion Zero-Days in Recent Data Theft and Extortion Attacks
Cybersecurity researchers on Monday tied a string of attacks targeting Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) servers over the past two months to data theft and extortion campaign orchestrated by a cybercrime group called UNC2546.
The attacks, which began in mid-December 2020, involved exploiting multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in the legacy FTA software to install a new web shell namedHackers Exploit Accellion Zero-Days in Recent Data Theft and Extortion Attacks