FBI and Agencies Warn of Black Basta Ransomware Targeting Critical Sectors

May 15, 2024
FBI and Agencies Warn of Black Basta Ransomware Targeting Critical Sectors
  • The FBI, CISA, HHS, and MS-ISAC have collectively issued an urgent advisory on the Black Basta ransomware, signaling its significant threat, especially to critical infrastructure sectors.

  • Black Basta targets primarily the Health and Public Health sector using a ransomware-as-a-service model, with over 500 organizations in North America, Europe, and Australia already affected.

  • The ransomware affiliates use a range of tactics, including access gain, lateral movement, privilege escalation, data exfiltration, and file encryption.

  • SafeBreach provides its customers with coverage against Black Basta ransomware, with a list of both existing and new IOC-Based Playbook Attacks in response to the advisory.

  • The blog post from SafeBreach's Product Marketing Director, Kaustubh Jagtap, outlines specific recommendations for security control validation, complementing additional advice from the FBI, CISA, HHS, and MS-ISAC to fortify against advanced cyber threats.

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SafeBreach Coverage for AA24-131A (Black Basta Ransomware)

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