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CISA, FBI Warn of Potential Critical Infrastructure Attacks on Holidays

November 24, 2021

Over the past years, it has become clear that cybercriminals often plan major cyber-assaults for the time when employees are out of office, namely weekends or holidays such as Independence Day, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

“Recent history tells us that this could be a time when these persistent cyber actors halfway across the world are looking for ways—big and small—to disrupt the critical networks and systems belonging to organizations, businesses, and critical infrastructure,” the two agencies note in a joint alert.

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