MALWARE: LockBit

The LockBit ransomware gang first emerged in September 2019. LockBit, like many other ransomware gangs, leases its malicious software to third-party criminal affiliates who then receive a cut of ransoms in exchange for planting the code onto victim networks.

 

Incidents Caused by this Malware

  • May 31, 2022: Foxconn Hit in Ransomware Attack for Second Time
  • August 11, 2021: Accenture Back Up After Ransomware Attack Report

Threat Actors Known to use this Malware

No threat actors identified

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