FBI: Cuba ransomware breached 49 US critical infrastructure orgs

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has revealed that the Cuba ransomware gang has compromised the networks of at least 49 organizations from US critical infrastructure sectors.

The FBI has identified, as of early November 2021 that Cuba ransomware actors have compromised at least 49 entities in five critical infrastructure sectors, including but not limited to the financial, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and information technology sectors, the federal law enforcement agency said.

The FBI also added that this ransomware group had made over $40 million since it started targeting US companies.

Cuba ransomware actors have demanded at least US $74 million and received at least US $43.9 million in ransom payments, the FBI added.

This was disclosed in a flash alert issued in coordination with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and focused on sharing indicators of compromised linked with Cuba ransomware.

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