“Since Friday, the US government has been working across agencies to assess the Kaseya ransomware incident and help respond,” said Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor for cyber and new technologies. “The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have worked and coordinated with Kaseya to reach out to affected victims.”
The REvil malware hit a multitude of IT management companies late last week and compromised hundreds of their corporate customers. The cybercriminal gang, believed to be operating out of Eastern Europe or Russia, has targeted a major software provider called Kaseya, whose products are widely used by IT management companies, cybersecurity experts said.
On Saturday, President Joe Biden said the U.S. government wasn’t sure who was behind the attack, but he has directed federal agencies to help respond.
“The fact is, I ran the intelligence service …