CISA, FBI recommend fraud prevention measures ahead of Thanksgiving

Thursday 25 November 2021 12:42 CET | News

US-based Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI have warned against ransomware attacks around Thanksgiving holiday and recommend safety measures.

The two agencies are asking companies to implement multi-factor authentication and employees not to click on suspicious emails. CISA officials stated they will continue to provide information to help industries stay secure and resilient during the holiday season.

The Department of Homeland Security in the US said ransomware attacks have increased 300% from 2019 to 2020. Multiple government organisations have experienced ransomware incidents, and some have even represented a national security issue. The National Security Agency and US Cyber command said that they have experienced teams put forward to address these concerns.

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Keywords: ransomware, digital identity, fraud prevention, FBI, online fraud
Categories: Fraud & Financial Crime
Countries: United States
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