CISA Cybersecurity Alerts 5.18.23
Ep 49 | 5.18.23

CISA Alert AA23-136A – #StopRansomware: BianLian Ransomware Group.

Show Notes

FBI, CISA, and the Australian Cyber Security Centre are releasing this joint Cybersecurity Advisory to disseminate known BianLian ransomware and data extortion group IOCs and TTPs identified through FBI and ACSC investigations as of March 2023.

AA23-136A Alert, Technical Details, and Mitigations

AA23-136A.STIX_.xml, a whole-of-government approach with one central location for U.S. ransomware resources and alerts. for the Australian Government’s central location to report cyber incidents, including ransomware, and to see advice and alerts. The site also provides ransomware advisories for businesses and organizations to help mitigate cyber threats.

CISA-Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) Joint Ransomware Guide for guidance on mitigating and responding to a ransomware attack

No-cost cyber hygiene services: Cyber Hygiene Services and Ransomware Readiness Assessment.

See CISA Insights Mitigations and Hardening Guidance for MSPs and Small- and Mid-sized Businesses for guidance on hardening MSP and customer infrastructure.

U.S. DIB sector organizations may consider signing up for the NSA Cybersecurity Collaboration Center’s DIB Cybersecurity Service Offerings, including Protective Domain Name System services, vulnerability scanning, and threat intelligence collaboration for eligible organizations. For more information on how to enroll in these services, email 

To report incidents and anomalous activity or to request incident response resources or technical assistance related to these threats, contact CISA at, or call (888) 282-0870, or report incidents to your local FBI field office.