Karakurt Data Extortion Group

06/01/2022 10:00 AM EDT

Original release date: June 1, 2022

CISA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of Treasury, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) to provide information on the Karakurt data extortion group. Karakurt actors steal data and threaten to auction it off or release it to the public unless they receive payment of the demanded ransom.

CISA, the FBI, Treasury, and FinCEN encourage organizations to review Karakurt Data Extortion Group to learn about Karakurt’s tactics, techniques, and procedures and to apply the recommended mitigations. 

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FBI and FinCEN Release Advisory on AvosLocker Ransomware

03/22/2022 07:21 AM EDT

Original release date: March 22, 2022

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory identifying indicators of compromise associated with AvosLocker ransomware. AvosLocker is a ransomware-as-a-service affiliate-based group that has targeted victims across multiple critical infrastructure sectors in the United States including, but not limited to, the Financial Services, Critical Manufacturing, and Government Facilities sectors. 

CISA encourages organizations to review the joint Cybersecurity Advisory and apply the recommended mitigations.

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