FBI Warns U.S. Healthcare Sector of Targeted BlackCat Ransomware Attacks

As recently as this month, the U.S. government issued a warning regarding the reappearance of BlackCat (also known as ALPHV) ransomware assaults that target the healthcare industry.

The authorities added in an updated advisory that since mid-December 2023, the healthcare sector has been the most frequently victimized out of the roughly 70 victims who have been exposed.

This is probably a reaction to a statement made by the ALPHV/BlackCat administrator, who encouraged its affiliates to target hospitals following the group’s and its infrastructure’s operational activity in early December 2023.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are the organizations that provided the notice read more FBI Warns U.S. Healthcare Sector of Targeted BlackCat Ransomware Attacks.

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