A group of security and technology vendors, non-profit groups, and other organizations have formed a coalition to tackle the impact of ransomware on various industry sectors such as government, education, healthcare, and other critical verticals. The Ransomware Task Force will release a standard framework addressing how to deal with attacks.
Ransomware gangs have added data theft to their tactics, bringing another variable into the pay or don't pay equation.
The FBI has always advised victims not to pay ransomware groups, but its thinking has evolved as attacks have proliferated and worsened.
Jeremy Kennelly of Mandiant joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the spike in ransomware infections in health care organizations and how ransomware operators are evolving their tactics.
The newly identified FIN11 group uses the Clop ransomware and various public malware tools in operations against companies around the world.