DHS/FBI Issue Critical Alert: SamSam Ransomware

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December 4, 2018

Critical FBI & DHS Warning Issued (1)

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have issued a vital ransomware alert for the SamSam ransomware also known as MSIL/Samas.A.

The FBI and DHS alert, issued on November 3rd, 2018 describes how hackers armed with SamSam ransomware have targeted multiple industries, including some within critical infrastructure. Those victimized by SamSam have been located predominately in the United States. However, some international attacks also occurred.

This alert comes few days after the Justice Department charged two Iranians as the masterminds behind the recent SamSam ransomware attacks.

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