The FBI, CISA, and MS-ISAC have released a joint cybersecurity advisory regarding LockBit 3.0 ransomware as identified through FBI investigations as recently as this month.
A relatively new ransomware-as-a-service dubbed “BlackCat” (also known as ALPHV) has been actively recruiting affiliates from other ransomware groups to target organizations around the globe.
BlackMatter ransomware has targeted multiple U.S. critical infrastructure entities, to include two U.S. Food and Agriculture Sector organizations.
An Iowa-based farm service provider NEW Cooperative was hit by a major BlackMatter ransomware attack. Security researchers leaked information that the cybercriminals behind the attack are demanding $5.9 million in ransom.