BlackMatter Ransomware Announces Its End, Leaving the Question of When—Not If—Its Operators Will Resurface

The BlackMatter ransomware collective today announced the closure of their operations, effective November 5. In the blog post, BlackMatter claimed that some of its key members are no longer “available,” which, if true, could be an indication that BlackMatter-affiliated threat actors may have been compromised or made the decision to no longer partake in ransomware activities.

November 3, 2021