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FBI Statement on Recent Ransomware Attacks
With the recent rapid increase in ransomware attacks against private
sector companies, the FBI has made these investigations a top priority.
The FBI has a long-standing history of confronting unique challenges in
the cyberspace and imposing risk and consequences on our nation’s cyber
adversaries. Through trust-based relationships with our private sector
partners, we are indispensable in the fight against cyberattacks. If you
believe you have been a victim of a cybercrime, contact your local FBI field office.