FBI: Ragnar Locker Ransomware Attacks Increase With Data Theft Risk

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

The FBI is urging private sector organizations to be on alert for Ragnar Locker ransomware attacks, which frequently lead to data theft, following a rapid increase in cyberattacks.

First observed in April, Ragnar Locker ransomware actors are known to target a range of victims, including those in the cloud service provider, communication, construction, enterprise software, and travel industries.

The group became well known following a massive ransomware attack on a corporate enterprise. Hackers encrypted the network and asked for a $11 million ransom demand, while...

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