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mood posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsNefilim Ransomware Gang Hits Jackpot with Ghost Account An unmonitored account belonging to a deceased employee allowed Nefilim to exfiltrate data and infiltrate systems for a month, without being noticed. A Nefilim ransomware attack that locked up more than 100 systems stemmed from the compromise of an unmonitored account belonging to an employee who had died three months previously, researchers said. Nefilim (a.k.a. Nemty) is a ransomware strain that emerged in 2020, with its operators adopting the tactic that researchers call