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
- Foxconn Hit in Ransomware Attack for Second Time May 31, 2022:
- Lockbit Ransomware Gang Say Japan Hospital Paid $30K Ransom October 31, 2021:
- August 11, 2021: Accenture Back Up After Ransomware Attack Report