Wednesday 17 March 2021
The impact of this issue announcement is medium. Please act accordingly to rectify the issue, as stated below.
Higher education academic institutions in the UK and US.
What you need to know:
The FBI has issued a warning about an increase in PYSA (Mespinoza) ransomware activities which are launched by unidentified threat actors against higher education, K-12 schools, boarding schools, and seminaries in the UK and US.
Actions to be taken:
Observe best practice configurations against ransomware.