FBI and CISA Warn of Increase in Cyber-Attacks on Weekends and Holidays

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FBI and CISA Warn of Increase in Cyber-Attacks on Weekends and Holidays

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warn that ransomware actors are intentionally launching attacks during the weekends and holidays.

Earlier, US holidays such as the Fourth of July weekend in 2021, were marked by a spike in cyber-incidents using ransomware, according to the two agencies in a joint alert.

They also state that there is currently no indication that a cyber-attack would occur over the Labor Day holiday, but they advise businesses to examine their cybersecurity posture and implement recommended best practices to stay protected.

To Read More: Securityweek

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