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December 2, 2023

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CISA-FBI advisory details schemes of malicious cyber group engaging in data theft, extortion

By Jacob Livesay / November 17, 2023

CISA and the FBI provide information in a joint advisory on a group known as Scattered Spider, which they say is targeting the commercial facilities sector and has expertise in social engineering techniques.

"Scattered Spider is a cybercriminal group that targets large companies and their contracted information technology (IT) help desks. Scattered Spider threat actors, per trusted third parties, have typically engaged in data theft for extortion and have also been known to utilize BlackCat/ALPHV ransomware alongside their usual TTPs,”...

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