PYSA Ransomware Attacks Targeting Healthcare, Education and Government Institutions, FBI Warns


The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a flash alert warning of an increase in PYSA ransomware attacks targeting government entities, educational institutions, private companies and the healthcare sector in the US and the UK.

PYSA, also known as Mespinoza, is capable of exfiltrating and encrypting critical files and data, with the criminals specifically targeting higher education, K-12 schools and seminaries, the bureau warns.

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