- Dual ransomware attack trends are believed to have begun in early 2022, with two attacks occurring on the same business within a few hours of one another
- The FBI advises companies to implement migratory procedures and keep detailed, regular backups encrypted, as they are also often targeted
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Dual ransomware attacks, where a gang attacks the same business twice within a few hours with ransomware, are being flagged by the FBI as a growing cybercrime trend that began in early 2022. They are warning that these attacks utilize two different strains of the same ransomware to inflict maximum damage, and can result in a combination of data encryption, exfiltration, and financial losses for the victims.
“Multiple ransomware groups increased use of custom data theft, wiper tools, and malware to pressure victims to negotiate,” the FBI warned. “In some cases, new code was added to known data theft tools to prevent detection.” To protect themselves from attacks, the FBI advises companies to implement…
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