Scattered Spider Joins Hands with BlackCat Ransomware for Extortion: Warns FBI

The CISA and FBI have issued a joint advisory warning about the evolving tactics of the cybercriminal group Scattered Spider, which recently incorporated BlackCat ransomware into its extortion strategy. After encrypting the servers, attackers would communicate with victims via TOR, Tox, email, or encrypted applications. To reduce the likelihood and impact of cyberattacks by Scattered Spider, federal agencies have advised organizations to follow the best cybersecurity practices. 

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