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Phobos Ransomware Aggressively Targeting U.S. Critical Infrastructure
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Phobos Ransomware Aggressively Targeting U.S. Critical Infrastructure

The Phobos ransomware has been a source of concern for government and critical infrastructure entities. U.S. cybersecurity and intelligence agencies have issued warnings about the threat actors' varied strategies and methods for spreading the virus that encrypts files. The government added that the Phobos ransomware, which is organized under the ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) model, has successfully ransomed several million dollars from organizations such as emergency services, public healthcare, education, and essential infrastructure, as well as local and county governments. The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued the advice read mo...