The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have jointly released a significant Cybersecurity Advisory on September 20, 2023, titled “#StopRansomware: Snatch Ransomware.” This advisory is aimed at raising awareness and providing critical information about the Snatch ransomware variant.
At the same time, it includes details on indicators of compromise (IOCs) and tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) associated with Snatch ransomware, which were identified by FBI investigations as recently as June 1, 2023.
Furthermore, Snatch ransomware presents a unique threat as it operates under a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) model, allowing threat actors to adapt and change their tactics in response to current cybercriminal trends and the successes of other ransomware operations. To help organizations defend against this threat, the FBI and CISA strongly recommend reviewing the joint advisory. It offers recommended steps and best practices to mitigate the likelihood and impact of Snatch ransomware incidents.
Additionally, organizations seeking general guidance on ransomware mitigation can access valuable resources, including the updated Joint #StopRansomware Guide, at StopRansomware.gov.
In the face of the growing menace of ransomware attacks, organizations are encouraged to promptly report incidents and any anomalous activities related to Snatch ransomware. They can reach out to their local FBI field office or contact CISA through their Incident Reporting System or the 24/7 Operations Center at email@example.com or (888) 282-0870.
This collaborative effort by the FBI and CISA serves as a vital response to the evolving threat landscape posed by ransomware, providing organizations with the knowledge and tools they need to protect themselves and their networks.