FBI Public Service Announcement Highlights Threat of Ransomware Attacks

Published: 10/14/2019

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a public service announcement updating their 2016 ransomware guidance. According to the FBI, ransomware attacks are becoming more targeted, sophisticated, and costly, even as the overall frequency of attacks remains consistent. Since early 2018, the incidence of broad, indiscriminate ransomware campaigns has sharply declined, but the losses from ransomware attacks have increased significantly, according to complaints received by the FBI’s Inte

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