Washington, D.C.
FBI National Press Office
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June 4, 2021

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.