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FBI issued an alert on Ragnar Locker ransomware activity

November 23, 2020

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The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a flash alert (MU-000140-MW) to warn private industry partners of an increase of the Ragnar Locker ransomware activity following a confirmed attack from April 2020.

The MU-000140-MW flash alert includes indicators of compromise to detect associated with this ransomware gang.

“The FBI first observed Ragnar Locker1ransomwarein April 2020, when unknown actors used it to encrypt a large corporation’s files for an approximately $11 million ransom and threatened to release 10 TB of sensitive company data,” reads the flash alert.

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