FBI Warns Egregor Ransomware Actors Actively Extorting Entities

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

All private sector organizations are being urged to be on the alert for potential malicious activities from the threat actors behind Egregor ransomware. The FBI alert warns the hacking group is actively targeting and exploiting a range of global businesses.

Security researchers believe Egregor is the follow-up variant for the threat actors behind Maze: one of the first hackers to popularize the double extortion technique. The group heavily targeted the healthcare sector throughout its reign.

Emsisoft Threat Analyst Brett Callow previously explained to HealthITSecurity.com that...

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