The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has made it official that it has been tracking over 100 active ransomware groups that are busy attacking American Businesses, schools, and other organizations.
Bryan Vorndran, the Assistant Director to the cyber division of FBI, disclosed the above stated news through a media statement issued on Tuesday, i.e. July 27th, 2021.
Vorndran added that his federal agency will put in all efforts to try mitigating the effects of the file encrypting malware hitting the networks.
Historically, if analyzed data is taken into consideration, FBI has tracked over 1000 variants of ransomware that hit over 20,000 organizations on a serious note. This includes the recently attacks launched on JBS Meat and Colonial Pipeline by DarkSide ransomware group.