Lockbit

Pierluigi Paganini May 17, 2024
City of Wichita disclosed a data breach after the recent ransomware attack

The City of Wichita disclosed a data breach after the ransomware attack that hit the Kansas’s city earlier this month. On May 5th, 2024, the City of Wichita, Kansas, was the victim of a ransomware attack and shut down its network to contain the threat. The city immediately started its incident response procedure to prevent […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2024
Phorpiex botnet sent millions of phishing emails to deliver LockBit Black ransomware

Experts reported that since April, the Phorpiex botnet sent millions of phishing emails to spread LockBit Black ransomware. New Jersey’s Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) reported that since April, threat actors used the the Phorpiex botnet to send millions of phishing emails as part of a LockBit Black ransomware campaign. The botnet has been active […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 08, 2024
LockBit gang claimed responsibility for the attack on City of Wichita

The LockBit ransomware group has added the City of Wichita to its Tor leak site and threatened to publish stolen data. Last week, the City of Wichita, Kansas, was the victim of a ransomware attack and shut down its network to contain the threat. Wichita is the most populous city in the U.S. state of […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 07, 2024
Law enforcement agencies identified LockBit ransomware admin and sanctioned him

The FBI, UK National Crime Agency, and Europol revealed the identity of the admin of the LockBit operation and sanctioned him. The FBI, UK National Crime Agency, and Europol have unmasked the identity of the admin of the LockBit ransomware operation, aka ‘LockBitSupp’ and ‘putinkrab’ , and issued sanctions against him. It was the first time that […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 05, 2024
Ransomware drama: Law enforcement seized Lockbit group’s website again

Law enforcement seized the Lockbit group’s Tor website again and announced they will reveal more identities of its operators Law enforcement seized the Lockbit group’s Tor website again. The authorities resumed the Lockbit seized leak site and mocked its administrators. According to the countdown active on the seized, law enforcement that are currently controlling the […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2024
LockBit published data stolen from Simone Veil hospital in Cannes

LockBit ransomware operators have published sensitive data allegedly stolen from the Simone Veil hospital in Cannes. In April, a cyber attack hit the Hospital Simone Veil in Cannes (CHC-SV), impacting medical procedures and forcing personnel to return to pen and paper. Non-urgent surgical procedures and consultations scheduled at the time of the attack were postponed. The French […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 29, 2024
Is the LockBit gang resuming its operation?

Experts warn that the LockBit ransomware group has started using updated encryptors in new attacks, after the recent law enforcement operation. The LockBit ransomware group appears to have fully recovered its operations following the recent law enforcement initiative, code-named Operation Cronos, which aimed to disrupt its activities. Researchers from Zscaler first observed the ransomware group […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 26, 2024
LockBit is back and threatens to target more government organizations

The LockBit gang is back and set up a new infrastructure after the recent attempt by law enforcement to disrupt their operation. Last week, a joint law enforcement action, code-named Operation Cronos, conducted by law enforcement agencies from 11 countries disrupted the LockBit ransomware operation. The operation led to the arrest of two members of the ransomware gang […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2024
US GOV OFFERS A REWARD OF UP TO $15M FOR INFO ON LOCKBIT GANG MEMBERS AND AFFILIATES

U.S. government offers rewards of up to $15 million for information that could lead to the identification or location of LockBit ransomware gang members and affiliates. The U.S. Department of State is offering a reward of up to $15 million for information leading to the identification or location of members of the Lockbit ransomware gang and […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2024
More details about Operation Cronos that disrupted Lockbit operation

Law enforcement provided additional details about the international Operation Cronos that led to the disruption of the Lockbit ransomware operation. Yesterday, a joint law enforcement action, code-named Operation Cronos, conducted by law enforcement agencies from 11 countries disrupted the LockBit ransomware operation. Below is the image of the Tor leak site of the Lockbit ransomware gang that […]