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Ransomware gangs target organizations during holidays and weekends

Ransomware gangs may take advantage of upcoming holidays and weekends to hit US organizations, the FBI and the CISA have warned.

They don’t have any specific threat reporting indicating a cyberattack will occur over the upcoming Labor Day holiday, they said, but they have observed in the past few months an increase in highly impactful ransomware attacks occurring when offices are normally closed.

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