"FBI" Posts

How to Mitigate BlackMatter Ransomware Attacks: Tips for MSSPs, MSPs

Here are 13 steps to reduce the threat of BlackMatter ransomware attacks, according to joint CISA, FBI and NSA cybersecurity advisory.

Labor Day Weekend Ransomware Attacks? FBI, CISA Memo Offers Proactive Warning

The FBI & CISA warn organizations to be on the alert for ransomware attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure during U.S. Labor Day weekend.

OnePercent Group Ransomware: Here’s What MSSPs Need to Know

The FBI issues an alert regarding OnePercent Group ransomware attacks & the indicators of compromise (IOCs) associated with them.

Should Congress Ban U.S. Companies from Paying Ransomware Hackers?

Should Congress ban U.S. companies from paying ransomware hacker groups for decryption keys?

FireEye Hires Former FBI Executive to Drive Mandiant Alliances

Cybersecurity company FireEye names Erin Joe as SVP of strategy & alliances for Mandiant’s government & private sector partnerships.

FBI Director Wray Tells Ransomware Victims Not to Pay Up

Don’t ever pay hackers’ ransomware demands, FBI Director Christopher Wray advised. But is a non-payment stance vs. ransomware possible?

FBI Investigating 100 Ransomware Variants

The FBI is examining 100 different ransomware variants & now considers ransomware attacks as terrorism, FBI Director Christopher Wray tells the Wall Street Journal.

China Harnesses Taidoor Malware for Remote Access Attacks, DHS Warns

China’s government leverages Taidoor malware for remote access trojan attacks, according to The Department of Homeland Security’s CISA, the FBI, and the Department of Defense (DoD) warning.

Cyber Insurance Cyberattack: Chubb Investigates Possible Hack

Chubb, a U.S. commercial insurer, investigates possible cyberattack that allegedly involved unauthorized access to data held by a third-party service provider.

Ransomware Payments Top $140 Million, FBI Reports

Cyber crime victims have paid more than $140 million to ransomware attackers since 2014, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) research found.