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
- October 27, 2023: Boeing Hacked – Lockbit Gang Leaks almost 45 GB of Data Reportedly Stolen.
- May 31, 2022: Foxconn Hit in Ransomware Attack for Second Time
- October 31, 2021: Lockbit Ransomware Gang Say Japan Hospital Paid $30K Ransom
- August 11, 2021: Accenture Back Up After Ransomware Attack Report