FBI Releases PIN on Attacks Using Significant Financial Events for Extortion

Original release date: November 3, 2021The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a Private Industry Notification (PIN) on ransomware actors using significant financial events, such as mergers and acquisitions, to target and leverage victim companies. CISA encourages users and administrators to review Ransomware Actors Use Significant Financial Events and Stock Valuation to Facilitate Targeting and Extortion of Victims and apply the recommended mitigations. This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.